Oil stain

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A semitransparent oil paint that does not contain opaque pigments. Oil stain is used to protect and color wood.

Synonyms and Related Terms

teinture à l'huile (Fr.); tinte al aceite (Esp.); pittura all'olio (It)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Dictionary of Building Preservation, Ward Bucher, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, 1996

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