a style of art developed principally in Florence, Italy, during the 15th century and characterized chiefly by the development of linear perspective, chiaroscuro, and geometrically based compositions.
the Early Renaissance, the period from about 1400 to 1500 in European, esp Italian, painting, sculpture, and architecture, when naturalistic styles and humanist theories were evolved from the study of classical sources, notably by Donatello, Masaccio, and Alberti
noun 1. an eastern North American plant, Saxifraga virginiensis, of the saxifrage family, having toothed basal leaves and branched clusters of small white flowers.
- Early shower
noun See early bath
noun 1. a painting (1930) by Edward Hopper.
- Early-type star
noun 1. (astronomy) any massive hot star of spectral type O, B, or A Compare late-type star
- Early-warning system
[ur-lee wawr-ning] /ˈɜr li ˈwɔr nɪŋ/ noun 1. Military. a network of radar installations designed to detect enemy aircraft or missiles in time for the effective deployment of defense systems. 2. any series of steps established to spot potential problems.