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

  • n. Art work, such as painting, photography, or sculpture, that appeals primarily to the visual sense and typically exists in permanent form.
  • n. Any of the art forms used to create such art. Often used in the plural.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An art form intended to be appreciated or perceived primarily by sight, such as painting, photography, printmaking, and filmmaking.


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