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paint roller

noun
1.
a roller of absorbent material, mounted on a handle, that is rolled in a trough of paint and then rolled over a flat surface to be painted.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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  • Then he goes to work with an industrial flashlight and a mini paint roller.
  • Used by do-it-yourself homeowners, the power paint roller consists of a pressure canister connected by hose to paint roller.
  • The materials should be able to be applied through paint roller or backpack sprayer.
  • The product went on relatively easily with a foam paint roller with no sanding or priming of the surface necessary.
  • The core of this roll is designed to use a standard paint roller and handle.
  • Spread adhesive on floor or wallboard using serrated trowel, brush or paint roller and sprayer system.
  • Apply with a deep-pile paint roller or heavy-duty spray.
  • On our monitors for the bathymetric data, it looks as though someone is running a paint roller over the bottom.
  • For example, they may use a paint roller for interior walls, and a brush with a tapered edge for trim.
  • Textured painting can be accomplished by using a sponge, rag or textured paint roller.

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