American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The art or process, originating in Japan, of folding paper into shapes representing flowers and birds, for example.
- n. A decorative object made by folding paper.
- n. uncountable The Japanese art of paper folding.
- n. countable A piece of art made by folding paper.
- n. the Japanese art of folding paper into shapes representing objects (e.g., flowers or birds)
- From Japanese 折り紙 (origami) (Wiktionary)
- Japanese : ori, to fold + kami, paper. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“As in origami light for outdoors this subject and certainly like combining emotion and light.”
“Akira Yoshizawa, who is considered to be the man who elevated origami from a craft to an art form.”
“JUST COOL Design Blog on 20 Aug 2008 at 7: 36 pm # love the clean minimalist lines – and its folded like a piece of paper – they should call it origami house -”
“Instead of writing, I'm trying to fold something in origami that doesn't look like an amoeba.”
“I can't think of anything sufficiently snarky to say about this one, so I'll just let the phrase origami spaceplane stand on its own.”
“Is there some kind of rule in origami that it should be made of a single sheet of paper?”
“I will wrap little cones of it in origami paper to give to my colleagues back in Andijon.”
“Bank note origami from a Japanese artist Hasegawa Yosuke - see his Including bicycle parking trees and a wild sky lane James Gaussman and the Jewelled Pyramid of China”
“Hundreds of people around me were enfolded in origami-like nylon chairs they’d extracted from quivers and set up next to Lego-colored coolers.”
“Don’t get me wrong, I don’t mean that origami is for kids.”
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