from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Painting, especially artistic painting, with pigments for which water and not oil is used as a solvent.
  • noun A pigment adapted or prepared for painting in this method.
  • noun A painting executed by this method, or with pigments of this kind.
  • noun Also used attributively in all senses.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun water-soluble pigment
  • noun a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists
  • noun the art or technique of painting with watercolors
  • noun a painting produced with watercolors


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