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  • noun Plural form of airbrush.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of airbrush.


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  • He conveniently airbrushes out of the picture the Republican president -- George H.W. Bush -- who did the most to reduce the budget deficit.

    Mitch Daniels's memory lapse on the budget surplus

  • There are home airbrushes for flawless make-up (Luminess Air, £179, luminessair.; pore cleansers (Clarisonic Plus, £175, harrods. com and Bliss Pore-fector, £125, 020 7590 6146) and hair-removal systems (Philips Lumea, £399.99, amazon. so that you can laser your legs in front of the television.

    The beauty bible

  • When you are focused on your vision, it represents just a medium and while you are digi-painting directly on the screen with electronic brushes or airbrushes, you are using your mind, your experience, the teachings of your school ... so the digital medium becomes indeed a cyber-extension of your fantasy.

    MIND MELD: Art in a Digital World

  • So it has plenty to say about how cheap imports provide consumers lower prices, but blithely airbrushes out of the picture the way imports deplete our industrial base.

    Ian Fletcher: Economics vs. Fakeonomics

  • God forbid they get a hold of the pro's tools, like airbrushes and plastic flotsam.

    The University of Chicago Scavenger Hunt

  • And that Luke/Acts airbrushes out all mention of Jesus having a brother called James for entirely innocent reasons....

    Early Converted Skeptics?

  • As that idea cannot even be entertained as a topic for discussion, there will be a total silence when faced with the question of why Luke/Acts airbrushes out of history the idea that Jesus had a brother called James.

    Early Converted Skeptics?

  • Historicists cannot say why Luke airbrushes out the idea that the James the church leader was the James the brother of Jesus according to Mark's Gospel.

    Early Converted Skeptics?

  • We are at the center of all the attention, but there is a thinness to things, a smoothness, a muffled quality -- it's all insulational, as if the deities of Dreamworks were laboring invisibly around us, touching up the canvas of reality with digital airbrushes.

    Carter Phipps: The Good, the Bad, & the Mediated

  • No, Mike Koke hasn't answered the question nor did he attempt to explain why Luke/Acts airbrushes out all reference to Jesus having a brother called James

    Early Converted Skeptics?


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