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n. pl. fusuma
A light, sliding partition of thick paper framed in wood, mounted in grooves on the floor and ceiling, and functioning as a movable wall to form rooms in a traditional Japanese house.

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(Architecture) architect a sliding paper-covered door or partition in Japanese architecture
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Perhaps most impressive are Yoshimoto's larger, more recent works, including his fusuma, or sliding door paintings, reproduced in vibrant color and fine detail.
In Tokyo Tokyo Trinoma, Acuna took inspiration from Japanese Fusuma Screens and the pop-neo-anime culture of Japan streets.
Fuji, 2017, is of black marker on aluminum foil ("fake silver," according to the artist) attached to sliding-door panels (fusuma).
One final highlight of the exhibition was Murakami's large acrylic panel painting Dragon in Clouds--Red Mutation: The version I painted myself in annoyance after Professor Nobuo told me, "Why don't you paint something yourself for once?" (2010), which was juxtaposed with Shohaku's Dragon in Clouds (1763), a fusuma (sliding door painting) from the Edo period.
Other jobs include making sliding paper doors (fusuma), caregiving services, teaching children, and being a concierge for bicycle parking spaces or sports facilities.
Words like futon, tatami, fusuma, and shoji required translators to add explanatory footnotes, incorporate explanations into the text, or blur the English.
These spaces can be further altered in terms of size: the walls dividing one room from another are sliding screens (fusuma).
(1830) on the screens which were originally a Fusuma (sliding door)
Screens of all types have been used in Japan since at least the 7th century AD, but very few examples survive from before the Muromachi period (1333-1568), when folding screens (byobu) and sliding-door screens (fusuma) became the most important formats for professional artists.
El unico pais de Suramerica que reporta secuencias de VIH-2 en la base de datos de Los Alamos es Brasil, ademas de los casos recientes descritos en Venezuela (Torres et al., 2007; Rangel et al., 2009) asociado igualmente a un evento de transmision en el pais (Fusuma et al., 2005).