the technique of painting in watercolors on dry plaster.
Also called dry fresco, secco.
Compare (def 1).
[fres-koh] /ˈfrɛs koʊ/ noun, plural frescoes, frescos. 1. Also called buon fresco, true fresco. the art or technique of painting on a moist, plaster surface with colors ground up in water or a limewater mixture. Compare . 2. a picture or design so painted. verb (used with object), frescoed, frescoing. 3. to paint in fresco. […]
[fresh] /frɛʃ/ adjective, fresher, freshest. 1. newly made or obtained: fresh footprints. 2. recently arrived; just come: fresh from school. 3. new; not previously known, met with, etc.; novel: to uncover fresh facts; to seek fresh experiences. 4. additional or further: fresh supplies. 5. not salty, as water. 6. retaining the original properties unimpaired; not […]
- Fresh as a daisy
adjective phrase Brisk; vigorous; unfatigued: He arrived back fresh as a daisy before their fax came through (1815+) Well rested, energetic, as in I’m finally over my jet lag and feel fresh as a daisy. This simile may allude to the fact that a daisy’s petals fold at night and open in the morning. [ […]
noun, Meteorology. 1. a wind of 19–24 miles per hour (9–11 m/sec). Compare 1 (def 2). noun 1. a fairly strong breeze of force five on the Beaufort scale