Recent Examples of paintbrush from the Web
Then, using a small paintbrush, the researchers applied a smudge of crude oil from the Deepwater Horizon well on the wingtips and tails of half the birds and flew them alongside birds whose feathers were oil-free.
A small paintbrush is best for applying the egg wash and final glaze.
Juno is a science mission not an artist's easel and paintbrush.
Local children go to tennis camps and take portraits among fields of bluebonnets and castilleja — the bright red flowering shoots known as Indian paintbrush.
If poison ivy has sprouted near ground covers or other desirable plants, Taylor suggests a precision approach: Use a small disposable paintbrush to dab herbicide onto individual poison ivy leaves.
There’s lots of white space, a table, and lots and lots of bottles, and lots of paintbrushes, and lots of papers.
Looking back, that midnight appearance of a boy reaching for my paintbrush in the still, dark house should have been easy to foresee.
The shirtless man crouches down to dip his paintbrush into plastic tubs that once held cottage cheese and oatmeal.
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First Known Use of paintbrush
PAINTBRUSH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of paintbrush for English Language Learners
: a brush used for putting paint on a surface
PAINTBRUSH Defined for Kids
Definition of paintbrush for Students
: a tool with bristles that is used to apply paint
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