clear base

clear base

[′klir ′bās]
(graphic arts)
A colorless material of low known density that can be coated with a photographic emulsion.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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When applying nail varnish always use a clear base. Allow to dry, then use the nail varnish.
Liquid colored jelly is injected into a clear base (also made of gelatin that serves as a canvas) with special tools to create various shapes.
Its columnal shape and clear base make it good to use in a formal planting design, or as an architectural accent in looser planting.
The easiest way to prevent this from happening is by always using a clear base coat.
NNA - President of the Lebanese Republic, General Michel Aoun, stressed the importance of finding a comprehensive economic plan built on a clear base to build the state and let the country prosper, confirming the significance of boosting coordination among ministries and public institutions and adopting a good planning without which the country cannot not be fine.
Applying concealer on your eyelids doesn't only make your eyeshadow stay on longer, it covers the veins on your eyelids too and creates a clear base that makes your eyeshadow appear more vibrant.
Formulators who want to demand a second look can create a bold formulation that is as transparent as possible, perhaps a gel or hair spray with a clear base. Conversely, a cream or lotion with opaque base can "hide" the variable pigment until application when a beautiful "surprise" color effect appears.
Ali Al Lawati, Commercial Lubricants Manager, said, "Shell PurePlus Technology is a revolutionary gas-to-liquids process developed by Shell, which converts natural gas into a crystal- clear base oil with virtually none of the impurities found in crude oil.
This pure, clear base oil enables Shell to develop superior lubricants," Hepher added.
SkinPerfector is a primer formulated to reduce facial redness that contains a light green tint designed to counteract and diminish the appearance of red skin for a more even, clear base for makeup application.