drop cloth


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drop cloth

A large sheet of cloth, paper, or plastic which is spread over a floor, furniture, etc., as a protection against paint drippings and splatter.
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We purchased three 10- by 20-foot one mil drop cloths on Amazon.com for $8.50 each.
The manager pointed to the packages in the lower right corner and exclaimed, "These are the best drop cloths in the ENTIRE UNIVERSE!"
Plastic drop cloths for painting make great emergency shelters.
The ladder, tools and drop cloth were part of a display tied to the home equity loan promotion going on.
Painting Tools: Brushes (I like foam brushes because I can throw them away with no cleanup), a paint pan, a drop cloth, a sponge, a putty knife, and a spray can handle for big spray paint jobs.
We want them more engaged in qualifying a customer: "OK, you're buying a gallon of paint, but don't you need a brush, don't you need the drop cloth, don't you need the tape?" You can't assume with the massiveness of the organization that they know what is right.
As Rosalynn paints the front porch, her makeshift cardboard "drop cloth" keeps falling off the porch banister.
For small sections that need scraping, cover any floorspace with a drop cloth, wet the targeted surfaces, and scrape carefully.
The only dust-free objects in the room were a wicker love seat on a drop cloth, a can of Rustoleum and some brushes, and a couple of YUBAN coffee cans that despite increasingly irrefutable olfactory evidence Enid chose not to believe were filling up with her husband's urine, because what earthly reason could he have, in a house with two and a half bathrooms, for peeing in a YUBAN can?
It's always wise to cover furniture and residents' belongings with a drop cloth or a plastic tarp to protect them from spatters.
Put down a drop cloth to protect the floor and use painter's tape on skirting boards, trims, doors and windows.
Horror vacui overwhelmed the large gallery devoted to the body, which was filled with scorched and bleached denim canvases, fake palm trees, and a legion of mannequins and sculptural deities, all doused in haphazardly splattered paint and subtended by an enormous drop cloth. Seductively pulsating music suffused the scene as voices purred in French, Thai, and English--the sound track to the 2015 video that shared its name with the exhibition, which played in the adjacent space consecrated by the artist to the spirit.