oil paint Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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oil paintnoun [U]

uk   us  
a ​thicktype of ​paint with an ​oilbase, used for ​paintingpictures
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(Definition of oil paint from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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oil paintnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈɔɪl ˌpeɪnt/
a ​type of paint made by ​addingcolor to oil, used for ​paintingpictures
(Definition of oil paint from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “oil paint”
in Chinese (Simplified) 油画颜料, 油性涂料…
in Chinese (Traditional) 油畫顏料, 油性塗料…
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