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Related to water-base paint: latex paint
water-base paint[′wȯd·ər ¦bās ′pānt]
Paint in which the vehicle or binder is dissolved in water or in which the vehicle or binder is dispersed as an emulsion; an example of the dispersion type is latex paint. Also known as water-thinned paint.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.