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decalcomania


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decalcomania  \De*cal`co*ma"ni*a\,  Decalcomanie 
  \De*cal`co*ma"nie\,  n.  [F.  d['e]calcomanie.] 
  The  art  or  process  of  transferring  pictures  and  designs  to 
  china,  glass,  marble,  etc.,  and  permanently  fixing  them 
  thereto. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  decalcomania 
  n  1:  a  design  fixed  to  some  surface  or  a  paper  bearing  the  design 
  to  be  transferred  to  the  surface  [syn:  {decal}] 
  2:  the  art  of  transfering  designs  from  specially  prepared  paper 
  to  a  wood  or  glass  or  metal  surface  [syn:  {decal}] 




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