[im-pas-toh, -pah-stoh] /ɪmˈpæs toʊ, -ˈpɑ stoʊ/
the laying on of paint thickly.
the paint so laid on.
enamel or slip applied to a ceramic object to form a decoration in low relief.
paint applied thickly, so that brush and palette knife marks are evident
the technique of applying paint in this way
laying on of colors thickly,” 1784, from Italian impasto, noun of action from impastare “to raise paste; to put in paste,” from assimilated form of in- “into, in” (see in- (2)) + pasta “paste” (see pasta).
impatent im·pat·ent (ĭm-pāt’nt, -pāt’nt) adj. Not open; closed.
[im-pey-shuh ns] /ɪmˈpeɪ ʃəns/ noun 1. lack of patience. 2. eager desire for relief or change; restlessness. 3. intolerance of anything that thwarts, delays, or hinders. /ɪmˈpeɪʃəns/ noun 1. lack of patience; intolerance of or irritability with anything that impedes or delays 2. restless desire for change and excitement n. c.1200, from Old French impacience […]
[im-pey-shuh nz] /ɪmˈpeɪ ʃənz/ noun, plural impatiens. 1. any of numerous plants belonging to the genus Impatiens, of the balsam family, having irregular flowers in which the calyx and corolla are not clearly distinguishable and bearing fruit that bursts open to scatter the seeds. /ɪmˈpeɪʃɪˌɛnz/ noun (pl) -ens 1. any balsaminaceous plant of the genus […]
[im-pey-shuh nt] /ɪmˈpeɪ ʃənt/ adjective 1. not patient; not accepting delay, opposition, pain, etc., with calm or patience. 2. indicating lack of patience: an impatient answer. 3. restless in desire or expectation; eagerly desirous. Idioms 4. impatient of, intolerant of: impatient of any interruptions. /ɪmˈpeɪʃənt/ adjective 1. lacking patience; easily irritated at delay, opposition, etc […]