from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The art or process of mural painting with pigments mixed with water glass.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A method of painting in which water-glass serves as the connecting medium between the color and its substratum.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun 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).
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- noun The
paintingof muralsusing pigmentsmixed with water glass
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His name is to this day associated with soluble glass, an alkaline silicate used in a special kind of fresco painting, called stereochromy, so much so that sometimes it is called Fuchs's soluble glass.
Soluble glass has also been used in Germany to a great extent for mural painting, known as stereochromy.