English version

oil-based

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoil-basedˈoil-based adjective 🔊 🔊 made with oil as the main substance 🔊 oil-based paints
Examples from the Corpus
oil-based• Powercote 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 paint• The 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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