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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
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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 ?
As such, they each have the same bibliography and identical first chapters describing the elaborate and highly skilled buon fresco process and history of mural art.
The Montreal-born Dorothea Rockburne remembers Saturday children's classes at the Ecole des Beaux Arts, where she learned classical disciplines--tempera, watercolor, oil, buon fresco, and figure drawing--and where she first discovered how the Golden Mean generates the mystery of infinity.1 What later followed--the folding, rolling and layering; the club-sandwiching of Euclidean geometry with contemporary topology, cosmology, and astronomy, were, for Rockburne, reinventions of those ancient processes, updated in her personal quest to find within nature's hidden order a modernist's route through the unknown.
Vigil first learned the buon fresco technique in the 1980s from disciples of the great Mexican painter Diego Rivera.