[kuh-lahzh, koh-] /kəˈlɑʒ, koʊ-/
a technique of composing a work of art by pasting on a single surface various materials not normally associated with one another, as newspaper clippings, parts of photographs, theater tickets, and fragments of an envelope.
a work of art produced by this technique.
Compare (def 3).
an assemblage or occurrence of diverse elements or fragments in unlikely or unexpected juxtaposition:
The experimental play is a collage of sudden scene shifts, long monologues, musical interludes, and slapstick.
a film that presents a series of seemingly unrelated scenes or images or shifts from one scene or image to another suddenly and without transition.
verb (used with object), collaged, collaging.
to make a collage of:
The artist has collaged old photos, cartoon figures, and telephone numbers into a unique work of art.
/kəˈlɑːʒ; kɒ-; French kɔlaʒ/
an art form in which compositions are made out of pieces of paper, cloth, photographs, and other miscellaneous objects, juxtaposed and pasted on a dry ground
a composition made in this way
any work, such as a piece of music, created by combining unrelated styles
1919, from French collage “a pasting,” from Old French coller “to glue,” from Greek kolla “glue.” Earliest reference is in Wyndham Lewis.
[kol-uh-juh n] /ˈkɒl ə dʒən/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. any of a class of extracellular proteins abundant in higher animals, especially in the skin, bone, cartilage, tendon, and teeth, forming strong insoluble fibers and serving as connective tissue between cells, yielding gelatin when denatured by boiling. /ˈkɒlədʒən/ noun 1. a fibrous scleroprotein of connective tissue and […]
collagenase col·lag·e·nase (kə-lāj’ə-nās’, -nāz’, kŏl’ə-jə-) n. Any of various enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of collagen and gelatin.
collagenation col·lag·e·na·tion (kə-lāj’ə-nā’shən, kŏl’ə-jə-) n.
noun, Pathology. 1. any of a group of diseases, as systemic lupus erythematosus, polyarteritis, scleroderma, and rheumatoid arthritis, involving inflammation or degeneration of connective tissue and accompanied by deposition of fibrinous material. collagen disease or collagen-vascular disease n. Any of a group of diseases affecting connective tissue and often characterized by fibrinoid necrosis or vasculitis […]