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poster paint

an opaque, water-based, typically bright-colored paint with a glue-size or gum binder, that is suitable for use on posters and is usually packaged in jars.
Also called poster color.
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • Periodical projects in poster paint, calligraphy, and more may be offered.
  • Paint the spherical exterior with poster paint to represent the crustal layer.
  • Have the students use poster paint to paint the colors of the design.
  • Mix this base with powered paint or poster paint and store tightly covered.
  • Dab potato stamp in ink pad or poster paint to make tracks.
  • The use of tape which can be peeled off or water-soluble paint, such as poster paint, is not considered acceptable.
British Dictionary definitions for poster paint

poster paint

a gum-based opaque watercolour paint used for writing posters, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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