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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoil-basedˈoil-based adjective  made with oil as the main substance oil-based paints
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oil-basedPowercote is an oil-based coating, based on a special synthetic resin called Pliolite.But Lewis has its own oil-based industry.Paint on oil-based paint, then partially rub off for an antiqued look.For a soft effect, thin down an oil-based paint with spirits, and then apply your colour with a brush.oil-based paintThe picture has suffered from drastic cleaning operations in the past, and has been retouched at various times with oil-based paints.For the finish product, Horton prefers oil-based products.You can either use a water-based or an oil-based stain.Choose water-packed canned tuna over the oil-based variety.
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