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Paint Terms Beginning with the Letter: M

MASKING: Temporary covering of areas not to be painted.

MARINE VARNISH: Varnish specially designed for immersion in water and exposure to marine atmosphere.

MASTIC: A heavy-bodied paste like coating of high build often applied with a trowel.

MASKING TAPE: A strip of paper or cloth similar to adhesive tape, which can be easily removed, used to temporarily cover areas that are not to be painted.

MINERAL SPIRITS: Paint thinners or solvents derived from petroleum.

MILDEW RESISTANCE: The ability of a coating to resist the growth of molds and mildew. Mildew is particularly prevalent in moist, humid, and warm climates.

METALLICS: A class of paints that include metal flakes in their composition.

MILDEWCIDE: An agent that helps prevent mold or mildew growth on paint.

 

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