[foh-toh-ree-uh-liz-uh m] /ˌfoʊ toʊˈri əˌlɪz əm/
noun, (sometimes initial capital letter)
a style of painting flourishing in the 1970s, especially in the U.S., England, and France, and depicting commonplace scenes or ordinary people, with a meticulously detailed , flat images, and barely discernible brushwork that suggests and often is based on or incorporates an actual photograph.
a style of painting and sculpture that depicts esp commonplace urban images with meticulously accurate detail
[freek] /frik/ noun 1. . verb (used without object), phreaked, phreaking. 2. to act as a phone phreak. verb (used with object), phreaked, phreaking. 3. to tamper with (telephones) as a phone phreak does. /ˈfriːkɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of gaining unauthorized access to telecommunication systems, esp to obtain free calls n. 1972, originally in […]
[free-at-ik] /friˈæt ɪk/ adjective, Geology. 1. noting or pertaining to ground water. 2. noting or pertaining to explosive volcanic activity involving steam derived from ground water: a phreatic explosion. /frɪˈætɪk/ adjective 1. (geography) of or relating to ground water occurring below the water table Compare vadose
- Phreatic zone
phreatic zone (frē-āt’ĭk) A subsurface zone of soil or rock in which all pores and interstices are filled with fluid. Because of the weight of the overlying groundwater, the fluid pressure in the phreatic zone is greater than the atmospheric pressure. Compare vadose zone.
[free-at-uh-fahyt] /friˈæt əˌfaɪt/ noun 1. a long-rooted plant that absorbs its water from the water table or the soil above it. /frɪˈætəfaɪt/ noun 1. a plant having very long roots that reach down to the water table or the layer above it phreatophyte (frē-āt’ə-fīt’) A deep-rooted plant that obtains water from a permanent ground supply […]