Definition of Kalsomine

1. n. & v. t. Same as Calcimine.



Definition of Kalsomine

1. Noun. Whitewash, an inexpensive form of white paint that is simple to compound and is used on wooden surfaces such as picket fences or park benches as well as plaster surfaces. ¹

2. Verb. To apply kalsomine to a surface. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kalsomine

1. [v -MINED, -MINING, -MINES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kalsomine

kalopsia
kalotype
kalotypes
kaloyer
kaloyers
kalpa
kalpac
kalpacs
kalpak
kalpaks
kalpas
kalpis
kalpises
kalsilite
kalsilites
kalsomine (current term)
kalsomined
kalsomines
kalsomining
kalua
kalua pig
kalumpang
kalumpit
kalumpits
kaluresis
kaluretic
kalyptra
kalyptras
kam
kamaaina

Literary usage of Kalsomine

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1. Analysis of Paint and Varnish Products by Clifford Dyer Holley (1912)
"The essential qualities of a good kalsomine are: 1. ... Whiting is undoubtedly the best white base for kalsomine, as it possesses the greatest body, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Design and Construction of Mill Buildings and Other by Henry Grattan Tyrrell (1911)
"kalsomine. This wash is made of Paris white, glue and water, colored as desired, and applied with a brush. One gallon covers 150 square feet, ..."

3. The Blue Jeans of Hoppertown by Roy K. Moulton (1908)
"... house at this writing and looks as if he had been using his whiskers for a kalsomine brush. Old Cap Whipple has got a new job with his wooden leg. ..."

4. Journal by New York (N.Y.). Board of Education (1885)
"Repair, paint and kalsomine.... 125 00 GS 83 I Temporary privies 200 00 PD ... Repair iron rail; kalsomine, Ac 100 00 GS 40. 1'aint slone stairway 60 00 19. ..."

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