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oil painting

oil painting

noun

: the art of painting with oil paints

: a picture that is painted with oil paints

Full Definition of OIL PAINTING

1
a :  the act or art of painting in oil colors
b :  a picture painted in oils
2
:  painting that uses pigments originally ground in oil

Examples of OIL PAINTING

  1. He studied oil painting in college.
  2. A large oil painting hangs above the mantel.

First Known Use of OIL PAINTING

1699

Rhymes with OIL PAINTING

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