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Chinese white

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Definition of Chinese white in English:

noun

[mass noun]
White pigment consisting of zinc oxide.
Example sentences
  • It may only be used on paper prepared with a ground of Chinese white pigment, or Chinese white mixed with a watercolour pigment such as pink, to give a coloured ground.

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