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fres·co

 (frĕs′kō)
n. pl. fres·coes or fres·cos
1. The art of painting on fresh, moist plaster with pigments dissolved in water.
2. A painting executed in this way.
tr.v. fres·coed, fres·co·ing, fres·coes
To paint in fresco.

[Italian, fresh (plaster), of Germanic origin.]

fres′co·er, fres′co·ist n.
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fresco

(ˈfrɛskəʊ)
n, pl -coes or -cos
1. (Art Terms) a very durable method of wall-painting using watercolours on wet plaster or, less properly, dry plaster (fresco secco), with a less durable result
2. (Art Terms) a painting done in this way
[C16: from Italian: fresh plaster, coolness, from fresco (adj) fresh, cool, of Germanic origin]
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fres•co

(ˈfrɛs koʊ)

n., pl. -coes, -cos,
n.
1. the art or technique of painting on a moist plaster surface with colors ground up in water or a limewater mixture.
2. a picture or design so painted.
v.t.
3. to paint in fresco.
[1590–1600; < Italian: cool, fresh (< Germanic)]
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fresco

The technique of painting on moist lime plaster with colors ground in water or a limewater mixture. The paint and plaster bond chemically to become permanent.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fresco - a mural done with watercolors on wet plasterfresco - a mural done with watercolors on wet plaster
mural, wall painting - a painting that is applied to a wall surface
2.fresco - a durable method of painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster
painting - creating a picture with paints; "he studied painting and sculpture for many years"
Verb1.fresco - paint onto wet plaster on a wall
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
paint - make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"
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Translations
رَسْم جِدار مائي
freska
freskokalkmaleri
freskó
freska, mynd
freska
freska
freska
fresk

fresco

[ˈfreskəʊ] N (frescoes or frescos (pl)) → fresco m
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fresco

[ˈfrɛskəʊ] nfresque f
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fresco

n (= technique)Freskomalerei f; (= painting)Fresko(gemälde) nt
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fresco

[ˈfrɛskəʊ] naffresco
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

fresco

(ˈfreskəu) plural ˈfresco(e)s noun
a picture painted on a wall while the plaster is still wet.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Questo aspetto e approfondito in Giorno, affresco bolognese di anti-exempla universitari, che si connota per versatilita segnica e montaggio spericolato, incrociando quattro plot.
Anzi, diventa invece, attraverso il meccanismo immaginario del genere e la base narrativa del romanzo di Saviano che e alla base del film, un affresco universale, un dramma cosmico costruito ai bordi tra realismo e anti-realismo.
Levin, "Il Mantello della virtu in un affresco della Misericordia: Guida pratica di filantropia," San Sebastiano: Periodico della Misericordia di Firenze, anno 64, no.
Designer Paola Navone created two mosaic patterns for Bisazza, Affresco (pictured) and Halo Halo.
Inevitably, in the absence of a written record, the visual evidence must suffice, but in Gentile's case, this is complicated by the fact that, although he was steadily and successfully employed as an affresco painter, virtually all his work on walls has disappeared.
Tecnicamente falando, um afresco (affresco) e uma pintura mural atraves da aplicacao de pigmentos de cor diluidos emagua diretamente na parede enquanto a argamassa ainda esta umida.Aimagem torna-se entao parte integral da construcao arquitetonica onde foi pintada, uma concepcao entrelacada e integral de arte tipicamente medieval, alem de seu custo ser bem mais barato que os mosaicos (Borsook, 1960).
Affresco -- replicates ancient wall painting technique
Descritto brevemente il plot, ci si soffermi ora su come Schroeter realizza il suo affresco. Per comprendere la descrizione di Napoli, occorre addentrarsi nella analisi stilistica del film e considerarne diversi aspetti che vanno dal modo in cui Schroeter narra, agli elementi teatrali presenti e fino all'apparato musicale.
In Ateneo--per ricordare un esempio di un'occasione unica per far spazio al lavoro in quel grandissimo affresco che sono le Cene dei filosofi--troviamo rappresentanti di tutte le specie, anche dei lavoratori banausici, ma questo non vuol dire che il loro lavoro sia esso stesso oggetto di rappresentazione, come invece potrebbe esserlo l'ufficio delle armi o le partecipazioni all'accademia.