Printing. a printed picture that has been colored manually by applying watercolor through stencils, each color requiring a different stencil.
He looked out between whiles at the pleasant English land, an April aquarelle washed in with wondrous breadth.
Some Short Stories Henry James
A summer day’s dinner is to the full banquet of mid-winter what a light ‘aquarelle’ is to an oil picture.
Luttrell Of Arran Charles James Lever
He recognised it instantly from the aquarelle that is in the dining-room at home.
Italian Letters of a Diplomat’s Life Mary Alsop King Waddington
aquarelle, ak-wa-rel′, n. water-colour painting, or a painting in water-colours.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
This aquarelle was purchased for one hundred francs by the Society of Friends of Art.
a method of watercolour painting in transparent washes
a painting done in this way
1855, from French aquarelle (18c.), from Italian acquerella “water-color,” diminutive of acqua, from Latin aqua “water” (see aqua-).
a glass-sided tank, bowl, or the like, in which fish or other living aquatic animals or plants are kept. a building or institution in which fish or other aquatic animals or plants are kept for exhibit, study, etc. noun (pl) -riums, -ria (-rɪə) a tank, bowl, or pool in which aquatic animals and plants are […]
Also, Aquarius. of or relating to Aquarius, or to the Age of Aquarius. Astrology. a person born under Aquarius, the eleventh sign of the zodiac; an Aquarius. Contemporary Examples In true Aquarian spirit, you must put the common good ahead of personal gain. The Stars Predict Your Week Starsky + Cox September 23, 2011 Historical […]
- Aquarian age
. an astrological era believed to bring increased spirituality and harmony on earth. Historical Examples In this new Aquarian Age it will be at our fingers’ ends, so to speak. The Promise of Air Algernon Blackwood
either of two collections of meteors comprising meteor showers having their apparent origin in the constellation and visible either in early May (Eta Aquarids) or late July (Delta Aquarids)