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smudge

[sməj]
(plant pathology)
Any of several fungus diseases of cereals and other plants characterized by dark, sooty discolorations.

smudge

1. A mark or smear on a surface, as from a hand or object rubbing dirt on a paint film.
2. The scrapings and cleanings of paint pots, mixed together and used as a primer.
3. In plumbing, a mixture of glue sizing and lampblack; painted on a lead surface to prevent solder from adhering.
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Smudged slightly when wet and texture looked a bit flaky by the end of the day.
Each was undecorated save for the little varnished wall plaques referenced in their subtitles--their inspirational messages of domestic devotion smudged and obscured with paint, just as tellingly disfigured in Beck's scheme as the family values they were meant to express.
In all cases, percent emergence increased as the proportion of red smudged seeds decreased, which indicates that the significant interactions of year and cultivar with treatment were due to non-crossover effects (data by cultivar or year not presented).
Or, use the Smudge Brush to create a soft, smudged look.
It lined my eyes in a soft black colour that's perfect for during the day, but I found it hard to draw on neatly and it smudged badly.
You'll need to go to a salon to have this done, but what happens is a tint is used on the area and it's smudged over the grey.
There is only a smudged coded mark on the reverse face of the envelope.
It can easily be smudged for a smoky effect and is reasonably priced.
50) Verdict: Soft to apply, so can easily be smudged for maximum effect.
Q I love wearing liquid eye-liner but I keep getting a smudged line on my top lid.