a style of Gothic art, especially painting, developed in Europe in the late 14th and early 15th centuries, chiefly characterized by details carefully delineated in a naturalistic manner, elongated and delicately modeled forms, the use of complex perspective, and an emphasis on the decorative or ornamental aspect of drapery, foliage, or setting.
a style in art during the late 14th and early 15th centuries characterized by elegant stylization of illuminated manuscripts, mosaics, stained glass, etc, and by increased interest in secular themes. Major contributors were Simone Martini, Giotto, and Pisanello
- International grandmaster
noun 1. (chess) See grandmaster (sense 2)
noun 1. a chess player in the highest class of ability, as determined through specified types of international competitions.
noun 1. an annual U.S. Coast Guard patrol of the North Atlantic during the ice season to ascertain the locations of icebergs and to warn ships: undertaken under a 1914 international agreement between 14 maritime countries.
- International insulin unit
international insulin unit in·ter·na·tion·al insulin unit (ĭn’tər-nāsh’ə-nəl) n. The activity contained in 1/22 milligram of the international standard of zinc-insulin crystals.