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fresco


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fresco  \Fres"co\,  n.;  pl  {Frescoes}  or  {Frescos}.  [It.,  fr 
  fresco  fresh;  of  German  origin.  See  {Fresh},  a.] 
  1.  A  cool,  refreshing  state  of  the  air;  duskiness;  coolness; 
  shade.  [R.]  --Prior. 
 
  2.  (Fine  Arts) 
  a  The  art  of  painting  on  freshly  spread  plaster,  before 
  it  dries. 
  b  In  modern  parlance,  incorrectly  applied  to  painting  on 
  plaster  in  any  manner. 
  c  A  painting  on  plaster  in  either  of  senses 
  a  and 
  b  . 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fresco  \Fres"co\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Frescoed};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Frescoing}.] 
  To  paint  in  fresco,  as  walls. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fresco 
  n  1:  a  mural  done  with  watercolors  on  wet  plaster 
  2:  a  durable  method  of  painting  on  a  wall  by  using  watercolors 
  on  wet  plaster 
  v  :  paint  onto  wet  plaster  on  a  wall 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Fresco 
 
  1.    An  {object-oriented}  {API}  for 
  {graphical  user  interface}s,  under  development  by  the  {X 
  Consortium}  as  an  open  multi-vendor  {standard}. 
 
  2.    An  {object-oriented} 
  {specification  language}. 
 
  ["Refinement  in  Fresco",  in  Object  Oriented  Specification  Case 
  Studies,  K.  Lano  et  al  eds,  P-H  1993]. 
 
  (1996-04-28) 
 
 




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