Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of vignette.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of vignette.

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Examples

  • For that reason they came to be known as a vignettes, from the French word "vigne" meaning "vine."

    Bewick’s Tailpieces

  • One of the vignettes is a scientific paper discussing the conservation of "dynamic manifolds" and it suggests that the Elliot Bay anomaly is a singularity that appeared because of the expiration of another one, possibly the Bermuda Triangle.

    REVIEW: 2007 Hugo Award Short Fiction Nominees

  • Other cartoon gophers — such as Digger gal pal Annie, named for Hill's real-life daughter, and nemesis Lumpy Wheels — will pop up in vignettes this season, mainly on prerace shows but also possibly during races, Hill says.

    Fox's cartoon gopher Digger goes after dollars for NASCAR

  • In an accretion of dead-on telling moments, and in vignettes with mundane titles such as “Guest Towels,” “Frayed Cuffs,” and “Pineapple Bread,” Connell reveals a woman who scrupulously adheres to the decent yet shallow values she was taught: nice manners, a pleasant disposition, and cleanliness.

    Quiet Desperation

  • In an accretion of dead-on telling moments, and in vignettes with mundane titles such as “Guest Towels,” “Frayed Cuffs,” and “Pineapple Bread,” Connell reveals a woman who scrupulously adheres to the decent yet shallow values she was taught: nice manners, a pleasant disposition, and cleanliness.

    Quiet Desperation

  • In an accretion of dead-on telling moments, and in vignettes with mundane titles such as “Guest Towels,” “Frayed Cuffs,” and “Pineapple Bread,” Connell reveals a woman who scrupulously adheres to the decent yet shallow values she was taught: nice manners, a pleasant disposition, and cleanliness.

    Quiet Desperation

  • Each of these vignettes is amusing, often touching, and always told in a very tender way.

    The Birth of Parentonomics: A Guest Post - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Each of these vignettes is amusing, often touching, and always told in a very tender way.

    The Birth of Parentonomics: A Guest Post - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Soyer — is surrounded by a gastronomic allegory spanning food production, preparation, service, and writing, in vignettes organized clockwise, around five putti figures.

    Alexis Soyer and the Rise of the Celebrity Chef

  • It presents history in vignettes and is very mystical.

    KEEPING ON TRACK.

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