from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A style of printing calico, paper hangings, etc., in which the colors are in bands and graduated into each other.


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  • L'Art de faire le vernis, consiste, comme nous l'avons dit, à dissoudre plusieurs résines dans un fluide, ou à incorporer un liquide dans des résines ou bitumes fondus, de manière qu'ils ne puissent pas reprendre leur premier état de consistance.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

  • From there we moved to the fondus and then the ronds de jambe ô terre.


  • In medieval poetics beside two kinds of form there were two kinds of content (sententia interior); one comprised the subject of a work (fondus rerum) and the plot of the events narrated, the other consisted of the ideological content, the religious or metaphysical import.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Little savouries, foie-gras, or cheese fondus in paper cases are thus handed.

    The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII, No. 355, October 16, 1886

  • So that the public may understand and appreciate the importance of this step, I will sketch, _à coups de crayon peu fondus_, the portrait of a lady as I imagine Mr. Shannon might have painted her.

    Modern Painting

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  • Les Fleurs du Mal "métamorphose mystique/ De tous mes sens fondus en un!"

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