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Cutting-in refers to the technique of painting the edges, corners, and other intricate areas of a surface with precision, typically using a brush. It involves carefully applying paint to create clean and sharp lines where two surfaces meet, such as where a wall meets a ceiling or where different colours or textures intersect. Cutting-in is commonly used in painting projects to achieve a professional and polished finish.
Example: The painter spent extra time cutting in around the window frames and door trims, ensuring a neat and precise paint job that added a refined touch to the room.
These terms can be used interchangeably or in conjunction with cutting-in to describe the technique of painting edges, corners, and intricate areas with precision, using a brush to achieve a polished and professional finish.
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