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palette

  

      n  
1      (Also)    pallet   a flat piece of wood, plastic, etc., used by artists as a surface on which to mix their paints  
2    the range of colours characteristic of a particular artist, painting, or school of painting  
a restricted palette     
3    the available range of colours or patterns that can be displayed by a computer on a visual display unit  
4    either of the plates of metal attached by a strap to the cuirass in a suit of armour to protect the armpits  
     (C17: from French, diminutive of pale shovel, from Latin pala spade)  
Avoid confusion with palate or pallet  


palette   , pallet knife  
      n  
1    a round-ended spatula with a thin flexible blade used esp. by artists for mixing, applying, and scraping off paint, esp. oil paint  
2    a knife with a round-ended flexible blade used in cookery for scraping out a mixture from a bowl, spreading icing, etc.  
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palette   , pallet knife  
      n  
1    a round-ended spatula with a thin flexible blade used esp. by artists for mixing, applying, and scraping off paint, esp. oil paint  
2    a knife with a round-ended flexible blade used in cookery for scraping out a mixture from a bowl, spreading icing, etc.  


palette  
      n  
1      (Also)    pallet   a flat piece of wood, plastic, etc., used by artists as a surface on which to mix their paints  
2    the range of colours characteristic of a particular artist, painting, or school of painting  
a restricted palette     
3    the available range of colours or patterns that can be displayed by a computer on a visual display unit  
4    either of the plates of metal attached by a strap to the cuirass in a suit of armour to protect the armpits  
     (C17: from French, diminutive of pale shovel, from Latin pala spade)  
Avoid confusion with palate or pallet  

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palmette, peltate, paletot, paillette

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