Definition of Distempering

1. Verb. (present participle of distemper) ¹



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Definition of Distempering

1. distemper [v] - See also: distemper

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Distempering

distaunces
distaunt
distaves
distearyl
distelfink
distelfinks
distemper
distemper virus
distemperance
distemperances
distemperate
distemperately
distemperature
distemperatures
distempered
distempering (current term)
distemperment
distemperments
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distend
distended
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distenders
distending
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distensibility
distensible
distension
distensions
distent

Literary usage of Distempering

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1. The Science of Painting by Jehan-Georges Vibert (1892)
"CRAYONS, distempering, EGG-PAINTING, WATER BODY-COLOURS. WHEN colours are ground merely with water, it is the medium of cohesion added to them to make them ..."

2. The Rudiments of Practical Bricklaying by Adam Hammond (1890)
"distempering OF CEILINGS, WALIS, ETC. For this purpose the work should be well washed with clean water and scraped with the trowel, so as to thoroughly ..."

3. The Book of the Home: An Encyclopaedia of All Matters Relating to the House by H. C. Davidson (1905)
"... AND distempering. Ingredients.—The ingredients required for the proper making of whitewash and distemper are size and whiting (carbonate of lime). ..."

4. Mortars, Plasters, Stuccos, Artificial Marble, Concretes, Portland Cements by Frederick Thomas Hodgson (1916)
"The cutting-out and making good appears at the end of the bill in the form here given. Bough Cast.—15. As clauses 8 and 10. Lime Whiting and distempering. ..."

5. The Engineer's & Mechanic's Encyclopeadia ...: The Machinery & Processes by Luke Hebert (1849)
"distempering.—The principal difference between oil and distemper painting i«, ... There are several colours used for distempering that will nut do fur oil, ..."

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