One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Matt is useful for disguising uneven surfaces, but marks easily and is not washable (unless it is one of the new ‘wipeable ‘matt emulsions now available).’’
- ‘In his school, from year 1 to year 6, the pupils are given wipeable white boards so they can experiment with writing more freely than they would with pen and paper.’
- ‘That led to spill-proof material on the seats and a wipeable flat floor.’
- ‘The first thing to do is to make sure that everything you buy - fabrics, carpets, paint, wallpaper - is either wipeable, washable or Scotch-guarded.’
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