touch-up

[tuhch-uhp]
noun
an act or instance of touching up: Her makeup needed a touch-up.

Origin:
1880–85; noun use of verb phrase touch up

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Paintbrush in hand, a set designer did a touch-up here and there.
Touch-up painted surfaces with same type of shop paint used on adjacent
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No field painting, except touch-up, will be permitted.
The job was almost finished except for some touch-up work.
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