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1. Ornamental work consisting of three-dimensional frets; geometric openwork.
2. Such ornamental work represented two dimensionally by chiaroscuro.
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1. (Art Terms) decorative geometrical carving or openwork
2. (Art Terms) any similar pattern of light and dark
3. (Building) ornamental work of three-dimensional frets
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ornamental work consisting of interlacing parts, esp. work with the design formed by perforation.
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|Noun||1.||fretwork - framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal|
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
lath - a narrow thin strip of wood used as backing for plaster or to make latticework
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fretwork[ˈfretwɜːk] N → calado m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
fretwork[ˈfrɛtˌwɜːk] n → lavoro di traforo
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