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Meaning of FRESCO

Pronunciation:  'freskow

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a durable method of painting on a wall by using watercolors on wet plaster
  2. [n]  a mural done with watercolors on wet plaster
  3. [v]  paint onto wet plaster on a wall

FRESCO is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 See Also: mural, paint, painting, wall painting



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Fres"co\, n.; pl. {Frescoes} or {Frescos}. [It., fr.
    fresco fresh; of German origin. See {Fresh}, a.]
    1. A cool, refreshing state of the air; duskiness; coolness;
       shade. [R.] --Prior.
    2. (Fine Arts)
       (a) The art of painting on freshly spread plaster, before
           it dries.
       (b) In modern parlance, incorrectly applied to painting on
           plaster in any manner.
       (c) A painting on plaster in either of senses
       a and
       b .
  2. \Fres"co\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Frescoed}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Frescoing}.]
    To paint in fresco, as walls.
Computing Dictionary

1. An object-oriented api for graphical user interfaces, under development by the x consortium as an open, multi-vendor standard.

2. An object-oriented specification language.

["Refinement in Fresco", in Object Oriented Specification Case Studies, K. Lano et al eds, P-H 1993].

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