cissing

   In painting, an application of color that would have resulted in a flat area of paint (covering with an even thickness), but resulted instead in running streaks and bare spots, usually because of poor wetting of the surface. (pr. kissing) See dragging.

Glossary of Art Terms. 2014.

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  • cissing — [ sɪsɪŋ] noun (in decorating) failure of paint to adhere properly to a surface. Origin C19: of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • cissing — cis·sing …   English syllables

  • cissing — ˈsisiŋ noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown : the gathering of a wet film (as of varnish) into drops or streaks leaving parts of the surface bare or imperfectly covered …   Useful english dictionary

  • dragging —    Applying relatively dry oil paints lightly over a surface, creating an area of broken color the new color having attached to the high spots but not to the low, so that irregular portions of the undercolor remain exposed. Also known as… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • образование оспин на лакокрасочном покрытии — Образование на лакокрасочном покрытии участков неодинаковой толщины, различающихся протяженностью и расположением. [ГОСТ 28246 2006] Тематики материалы лакокрасочные Обобщающие термины дефекты и изменения свойств лакокрасочных материалов и… …   Справочник технического переводчика

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