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Meaning of RETOUCH

Pronunciation:  ree'tuch

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  alter so as to produce a more desirable appearance; "This photograph has been retouched!"
  2. [v]  give retouches to; of hair; "retouch the roots"
 

RETOUCH is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: touch up
 
 See Also: color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize, enhance

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*touch"\, v. t. [Pref. re- + touch: cf. F.
    retoucher.]
    1. To touch again, or rework, in order to improve; to revise;
       as, to retouch a picture or an essay.
    
    2. (Photog.) To correct or change, as a negative, by
       handwork.
    
    
  2. \Re*touch"\, n. (Fine Arts)
    A partial reworking,as of a painting, a sculptor's clay
    model, or the like.
    
    
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: the removal of small secondary flakes along the edge of a lithic artifact to improve or alter the cutting properties of that edge. Retouch flaking may be bifacial or unifacial.
 

 

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