1) Abbreviation for cadmium pigments. See cadmium sulfide.
2) Abbreviation for chemically pure.
3) Abbreviation for cold-pressed. Some watercolor papers are cold-pressed.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Ralph Mayer, A Dictionary of Art Terms and Techniques, Harper and Row Publishers, New York, 1969 (also 1945 printing)
- The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998