from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The art or process of mural painting with pigments mixed with water glass.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The painting of murals using pigments mixed with water glass

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A style of painting on plastered walls or stone, in which the colors are rendered permanent by sprinklings of water, in which is mixed a proportion of soluble glass (a silicate of soda).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A method of painting in which water-glass serves as the connecting medium between the color and its substratum.


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