brushstroke


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brush·stroke

 (brŭsh′strōk′)
n.
1. A stroke of a brush, especially a paintbrush.
2. An artist's characteristic manner of applying paint, as manifested in his or her finished works.

brushstroke

(ˈbrʌʃstrəʊk) or

brush stroke

n
a particular method of using a brush, esp as indicated by the mark it leaves
Translations

brushstroke

[ˈbrʌʃstrəʊk] Npincelada f
in broad brushstrokes (fig) → a grandes rasgos

brushstroke

brush stroke [ˈbrʌʃstrəʊk] n (= mark) → coup m de pinceau
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