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Meaning of SCUMBLE

Pronunciation:  'skumbul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the application of very thin coat of color over the surface of a picture
 

SCUMBLE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 See Also: application, coating, covering

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Scum"ble\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scumbled}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Scumbling}.] [Freq. of scum. [root] 158.] (Fine Arts)
To cover lighty, as a painting, or a drawing, with a thin
wash of opaque color, or with color-crayon dust rubbed on
with the stump, or to make any similar additions to the work,
so as to produce a softened effect.

 

 

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