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 (wô′tər-skāp′, wŏt′ər-)
A seascape.
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(Art Terms) a picture, view, or representation of a body of water
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(ˈwɔ tərˌskeɪp, ˈwɒt ər-)

a picture or view of the sea or other body of water.
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1. a view of a stretch or body of water, as a lake.
2. a drawing or painting of such a view.
See also: Representation
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.waterscape - a painting of the sea (as distinguished from a landscape)
painting, picture - graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface; "a small painting by Picasso"; "he bought the painting as an investment"; "his pictures hang in the Louvre"
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References in classic literature ?
It was rather a waterscape than a landscape, a thing of flooded meadows and low trees and the dark archway of a bridge.
Zanardi who joined the company in 2015 as general manager for One&Only Portonovi in Montenegro, will drive the entire operation, overseeing guest rooms and suites as well as over 24 dining experiences and waterscape attractions.
Zanardi will drive the entire operation, overseeing guest rooms and suites as well as over 24 different dining experiences, and waterscape attractions including Aquaventure Waterpark and one of the largest open-air marine habitats in the world.
Among their topics are mountains and pachakutis: ontology, politics, temporality; landscape biography of a powerful place: Raqchi, Department of Cuzco, Peru; Tiwanaku as telluric waterscape: water and stone in a highland Andean city; moving between homes: landscape, mobility, and political action in the Titicaca Basin; and the view from the top: the materiality of mountainscapes and the re-creation of society in the Andean Late Intermediate Period.
But so vast is the waterscape it's also the one place in Birmingham that feels like you really are at the beach.
Landscape design includes landscape sculpture design (includes pavilion, gallery, landscape architecture, art sculpture and other garden elements with the function of art and use), waterscape design and application and building height/density.
More than 200 full-color images (each with brief, descriptive captions) reveal the bay's waterscape, wildlife, ecology, history, and present day, as well as its inhabitants: declining numbers of watermen who live by crabbing and oystering, and wealthy inlanders seeking escape from the stresses of urban life.
Water cannon, a splash-tastic drench bucket and a multi-platform gym also feature in the waterscape. The 227,000-ton vessel, in the final stages of construction at a shipyard in France, is a development from Royal Caribbean's Oasis class, with a Central Park and Boardwalk areas featuring inward-facing balcony cabins.
LONDON -- A Venetian waterscape by Claude Monet has sold for more than $35 million at a London auction as the high-end art market shows resilience in a bumpy global economy.
And if you want to hire a rowing boat to explore the waterscape, you're just steps away from the boat station and a short walk to a city that dates back to Roman times and still has a thermal spa.
Loftus A, 2007, "Working the socio-natural relations of the urban waterscape in South Africa" International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 31 41-59
Among the most intriguing of the photographer's waterscape works on display are "#3" and "#24." In both Seike captures the reflection of a tree's slim branches on the lake surface, with the tendrils appearing to diffuse in the liquid like a drop of colored paint in a glass of water.