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Meaning of MURAL

Pronunciation:  'myûrul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a painting that is applied to a wall surface
  2. [adj]  of or relating to walls; "mural painting"
 

MURAL is a 5 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: wall painting
 
 See Also: fresco, painting, picture

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mu"ral\, a. [F., fr. L. muralis, fr. murus wall. See
{Mure} a wall.]
1. Of or pertaining to a wall; being on, or in, a wall;
   growing on, or against, a wall; as, a mural quadrant.
   ``Mural breach.'' --Milton. ``Mural fruit.'' --Evelyn.

2. Resembling a wall; perpendicular or steep; as, a mural
   precipice.

{Mural circle} (Astron.), a graduated circle, in the plane of
   the meridian, attached permanently to a perpendicular
   wall; -- used for measuring arcs of the meridian. See
   {Circle}, n., 3.

{Mural crown} (Rom. Antiq.), a golden crown, or circle of
   gold indented so as to resemble a battlement, bestowed on
   him who first mounted the wall of a besieged place, and
   there lodged a standard.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abstract, abstraction, altarpiece, block print, collage, color print, copy, cyclorama, daub, diptych, engraving, fresco, icon, illumination, illustration, image, likeness, miniature, montage, mosaic, panorama, parietal, partitioned, photograph, picture, print, representation, reproduction, septal, stained glass window, stencil, still life, tableau, tapestry, triptych, wall painting, walled
 

 

 

 

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