from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An artistic style characterized by highly realistic graphic representation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A style in art that attempts to reproduce highly realistic graphic representations
- n. A compositional style defined by Noah Creshevsky as "an electroacoustic musical language constructed from sounds that are found in our shared environment (realism), handled in ways that are somehow exaggerated or excessive (hyper)."
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