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ground color

noun
1.
Also called ground coat. a primary coat of paint; priming; base coat.
2.
the background color, as of a painting or decoration.
Origin of ground color
1605-1615
1605-15
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  • The ground coat should be an appropriate one for the kind of wood to be imitated.

    Graining and Marbling Frederick Maire

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