A

abrading, absorbency, accelerated weathering, acrylic, acrylic emulsions, adhesion, adhesion failure on metal, aggregate, air-drying, aisle, alcove, alkali resisting primer, alkyd, angle iron, anodising, anti-corrosive, anti-fouling, architrave, arris, asbestos cement, ashlar

B

backputty, baluster, banister, barge board, base, batten, bay, bead, beam, bed, binder, bittiness, bituminous paint, blasting, bleaching, bleeding, blistering, blistering of paint on plaster, blooming, body (Paint), bond, bottom rail, box gutter, breeze-block, bridging, bringing forward, broken colour, bronze paint, bronzing, brunswick black, brunswick green, brush disturbance/floating/flooding, bubbling/aeration/floating, build, burning off, butt

C

C.I., cap, capital, casement, cavity wall, cellulose paint, centring, chalking, chamfer, checking, cheesiness, chequer-plate, chimney breast, chipboard, chipping, chlorinated rubber, cissing, cissing on new paintwork, cistern, cladding, clearcole, coarse stuff, coat, colour change, colour retention, colourant, column, commercial match, compatibility, complementary colours, concrete, conduit, consistency, cool colours, copal, copolymer, corbel, cornice, corrosion, course, cove, cover fillit, covering power, cracking of plaster, cracking on outside paintwork, cracking/crazing/crocodiling, crackle finish, crazing, curing, curtaining

D

dado, damp course, dampness in walls, denatured (grey) wood, discolouration, dispersion, distemper, door furniture, drying, drying time, durability, dust/bittiness on new paintwork, dutch metal

E

earth pigments, eaves, efflorescence, eggshell, elasticity, elevation, emulsion paints, enamel, enrichment, epoxy resins, etch primer, extender

F

facade, facing brick, fading, faience, failure, false body, false ceiling, fanlight, fascia, fat edge, fattening, feather edged, feathering, ferro-concrete, fiberous plaster, fibre board, fibre brushes, filler, film formation, finish coat, fitch, flaking, flame-cleaning, flank, flash point, flashing, flashing off, flat, fletton, float, floating, flotation, flow, fluorescent coating, flush-panel, foaming, footings, frame, frieze, frog, fugitive, fugitive colour, full coat, fungicide

G

gable, galvanised iron, gelling, gesso, glaze, glazing, glazing bar, gloss, gold size, gold-leaf, gouache, graffiti, graining, grinning, ground, grout, gypsum

H

hair cracks, hard dry, hard gloss paint, hard stopper, hard stopping, hardboard, hardwood, header, heartwood, heavy body, hiding power, holidays, hot surface, hue, hungry

I

impervious, inert pigments, insulation board, intumescence

J

jamb, Japan, joists

K

keenes cement, keep alive/keep open, key, keystone, knotting

L

lacquer, lagging, laitance, lantern light, lap, latex paint, lath and plaster, laying off, laylight, lead paint, leafing, legged and braced door, let down, levelling, lifting, light, light fastness, limewash, lining paper, linseed oil, live edge, lock rail, long oil, luminous paint, lunette, lustre

M

M/S, making good, match boarding, matt finish, medium, metal spraying, metamerism, mica, microporous, mildewcides, millscale, misses, mist coat, mitre, mordant, mortar, mortise, mould growth on inside surfaces, mould/algae moss on outside surfaces, mud cracking, mullion, munsell, muntin

N

newel

O

obliteration, oil length, oleoresinous, opacity, orange peel, orange peeling, oxidation

P

paint deodorants, paint remover, parapet, patch prime, patchiness, pebble dash, peeling, performance, permeable, petrifying liquid, phenolic, phosphating, picking out, picking up, pickling, pier, pigment, pillaster, pinholing, pipe, pitch, plan, plaster board, plastering, plastic paint, pliolite, pointing, poise, polymer, poor gloss level on new paintwork, porosity, pot life, powdery/chalky surfaces on outside paintwork, powdery/chalky surfaces on plaster, powdery/chalky surfaces on previously painted exterior masonry, pre-treatment, pretreatment, primer_, purlin, putlog, putty, PVA, pvc

Q

quantities, quirk, quoin

R

rabbet, rafter, rail, rain spotting, raking out, rebate, reinforced concrete, rendering, resin, reveal, riser, rivelling, roof light, ropiness, rotten wood, rough cast, round, round coat, RSJ, rubbing down, runs, rustic brick, RWH, RWP

S

sagging (curtaining), sags and runs on new paintwork, salt staining on plywood, sand blasting, sanding, saponification, saponification of oil-based paints on plaster, sarking, sash window, screed, scumbling, section, seediness, semi-gloss, set, setting coat, settling, sharp coat, sheariness, sheary, sheen, shop priming, short oil, shot blasting, shrivelling (or rivelling) on new paintwork, shuttering, silk or satin finish, sill, sinkage, sirapite, size, skirting, sleepiness, sleepy, slow drying of gloss/varnish on new paintwork, slurry, smudge, soffit, softwood timber, soil pipe, solvent, span, spandrel, spattering, spot priming, spraying, spreading, spreading rate, staining/discolouration of paint on masonry, staining/discolouration of paint on plaster, staining/discolouration of paint on wood, stanchion, starved, sterilise, stickiness, stile, stipple, stopping, stoving, stretcher, string course, stringing, stucco, substrate, synthetics

T

tack rag, tank, tears, telltale, tenon, terebine, thinner, thixotropy, tinter, titanium dioxide, tongued and grooved, transom, trap, tread, trunking, truss

U

under-drawing, undercoat, universal colourants, useful life

V

varnish, vehicle, vent pipe, verge, vinyl emulsions, viscosity, VOC, volume solids

W

wainscot, washability, washing off, waste pipe, water paint, weather board, web (dulux), wet adhesion, wet edge, wire cut, working up, wrinkling, WWP

Y

yellowing