aluminum paint


Definition of aluminum paint

: a paint composed of powdered aluminum and varnish

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First Known Use of aluminum paint

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Aluminum paint.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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