calcimine


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calcimine

[′kal·sə‚mīn]
(materials)
A thin paint, white or colored, made of pigment, glue, and water. Also known as kalsomine.

calcimine, kalsomine

A low-cost wash coating consisting of glue and whiting (usually powdered calcium carbonate) mixed with water, sometimes tinted; used on plaster or masonrytype surfaces.
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* Test for water-soluble paints (calcimine or casein), which require complete washing and removal before the application of wallcovering.