noun. a water-base paint containing zinc oxide and glue and coloring; used as a wash for walls and ceilings.
- water-base paint
verb. cover with calcimine.
Example sentences of the word calcimine
They effectively remove a wide range of paint coatings, including older (calcimine paints and milk) and newer finishes.
2. Noun, singular or mass
If so, scrub the ceiling with a solution of trisodium phosphate and water after scraping to loosen and remove the paint you can't scrape off; then seal the ceiling with a calcimine coating paint.