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English translation: covered with a type of inexpensive paint made from slaked lime and chalk

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English term or phrase:limewashed
English translation:covered with a type of inexpensive paint made from slaked lime and chalk
Entered by: Olga Layer
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03:42 Sep 1, 2006
English to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
English term or phrase: limewashed
The wall were limewashed with a discreet blue-grey against which the white decorative plasterwork stood out clean and fresh.
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covered with a type of inexpensive paint made from slaked lime and chalk
Explanation:
limewash or whitewash is a type of paint used on interiors; a protective finish.

See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limewash
www.chicora.org/whitewash.pdf
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Olga Layer
Local time: 11:00
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4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +11covered with a type of inexpensive paint made from slaked lime and chalk
Olga Layer


  

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10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +11
covered with a type of inexpensive paint made from slaked lime and chalk


Explanation:
limewash or whitewash is a type of paint used on interiors; a protective finish.

See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Limewash
www.chicora.org/whitewash.pdf

Olga Layer
Local time: 11:00
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Tony M: Clearly here, not white, but pigmented
2 hrs
  -> Thank you, Tony!

agree  Erich Ekoputra
3 hrs
  -> Thank you, Erich!

agree  Jack Doughty
3 hrs
  -> Thank you, Jack!

agree  Caryl Swift
3 hrs
  -> Thank you, Caryl!

agree  Dave Calderhead
4 hrs
  -> Thank you, Dave!

agree  Alison Jenner
4 hrs
  -> Thank you, Alison!

agree  Suzan Hamer
6 hrs
  -> Thank you, Suzan!

agree  zaphod: Peinture a la chaux
8 hrs
  -> Thank you, zaphod!

agree  conejo
11 hrs
  -> Thank you, conejo!

agree  Rachel Fell: and on exteriors - http://www.ihbc.org.uk/context_archive/63/schoolhouse/cottow...
3 days18 hrs

agree  webguru
4 days
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