Oleography O`le*og"ra*phy, n. 1. Art or process of producing the pictures known as oleographs. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A process of identifying oils by their oleographs. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • oleography — See oleographer. * * * …   Universalium

  • Oleography — Олеография …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • oleography — ole·og·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • oleography — ˌōlēˈägrəfē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ole + graphy 1. : the art or process of producing oleographic pictures 2. : a process of identifying oils by their oleographs …   Useful english dictionary

  • oleograph — oleographic /oh lee euh graf ik/, adj. oleography /oh lee og reuh fee/, n. /oh lee euh graf , grahf /, n. a chromolithograph printed in oil colors on canvas or cloth. [1870 75; OLEO + GRAPH] * * * ▪ printing also called  chromolithograph  or   …   Universalium

  • oleograph — noun a print textured to resemble an oil painting. Derivatives oleographic adjective oleography noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • oleograph — /ˈoʊliəgræf/ (say ohleeuhgraf), / graf/ (say grahf), /ˈɒli / (say olee ) noun a kind of chromolithograph printed in oil colours. –oleographic /oʊliəˈgræfɪk/ (say ohleeuh grafik), adjective –oleography /oʊliˈɒgrəfi/ (say ohlee ogruhfee), noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • oleograph —   n. lithographic reproduction of oil painting.    ♦ oleography, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • oleograph — [ō′lē ō graf΄, ō′lē əgraf΄] n. [ OLEO + GRAPH] a chromolithograph finished so that its surface resembles that of an oil painting on canvas oleographic adj. oleography [ō′lē əäg′rə fē] n …   English World dictionary

  • o´le|o|graph´i|cal|ly — o|le|o|graph|ic «OH lee uh GRAF ihk», adjective. of or having to do with oleography. –o´le|o|graph´i|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”