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  • n. Plural form of tracery.


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  • The same squad will be retained for both the traceries (in which Srilanka and Newzealand are other participants) and the following Champions trophy to take place in South Africa.

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  • The traceries of Kate Smith's drawings might be similarly ambiguous but are built up through a mixture of precise delineation and wayward gesture.

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  • One must imagine that, prior to the priest's celebration of the mass, the interiors of buildings like St Mary's were filled with the lively hubbub of the village, and illuminated by many candles as light flickered over the delicate lime, red lead and white vermilion traceries of the church's frescoes.

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  • Had her aeons of suppressed longing given birth to these traceries, insubstantial proofs of her wanton passions?

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  • I began to notice recurring themes — the idioms of this design language — such as spirals, wormy forms, and the comma-shaped Fischblase or mouchette found in Gothic window traceries:

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  • Crivelli's painting may well be a masterpiece, but, as with so many of his depictions of Christ, it is unclear what purposes of piety or devotion are served by his unflinching, almost gruesome, renderings of a sallow corpse that is propped up by two ugly putti and whose arms are marked by anemic traceries of arteries and veins.

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  • Virginia Tenzer has noted that the surfaces against which the sword and mace rest are decorated with vegetal traceries of olive, mustard, and mulberry.

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  • Will we read instead about an RLA working as a research fellow with the Mayo Clinic to create a new city — a carbon-netural, car-free model city in the middle of the Arabian Desert — wherein pedestrians can only navigate through aerobic and anaerobic traceries, thus helping to eradicate obesity?

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  • When he looked down into the neon traceries of the Carcere, though, he remembered a different life and wondered if the children who went there now returned with the same scars he had.

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  • Gorean urban architecture, in the high cities, tends to be not so much a matter of flat, spreading, concentric horizontal rings, as in many cities, as a matter of towers and tiered levels, linked by soaring, ascendant traceries.

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