Polychromy
Polychromy Pol"y*chro`my, n. [Poly- + Gr. ? color.] (Anc. Art) The art or practice of combining different colors, especially brilliant ones, in an artistic way. [1913 Webster]

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  • polychromy — [päl′i krō΄mē] n. [Fr polychromie: see POLYCHROME] the art of combining many different colors, esp. in painting statues, vases, etc …   English World dictionary

  • polychromy — daugiaspalviškumas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. polychromy vok. Polychromdruck, m rus. многоцветность, f; полихромия, f pranc. polychromie, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • polychromy — polychrome ► ADJECTIVE ▪ painted, printed, or decorated in several colours. ► NOUN ▪ varied colouring. DERIVATIVES polychromy noun. ORIGIN from Greek khr ma colour …   English terms dictionary

  • polychromy — noun see polychrome …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • polychromy — polychromous, adj. /pol ee kroh mee/, n. the art of employing many colors in decoration, as in painting or architecture. [1855 60; POLYCHROME + Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • polychromy — noun The art or practice of combining different colors, especially brilliant ones, in an artistic way …   Wiktionary

  • polychromy — poly·chro·my …   English syllables

  • polychromy — pol•y•chro•my [[t]ˈpɒl iˌkroʊ mi[/t]] n. the art of employing many colors in decoration, as in painting • Etymology: 1855–60 pol y•chro′mous, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • polychromy — /ˈpɒlikroʊmi/ (say poleekrohmee) noun polychrome colouring; decoration or execution in many colours …   Australian English dictionary

  • polychromy — n. the art of painting in several colours, esp. as applied to ancient pottery, architecture, etc. Etymology: F polychromie (as POLYCHROME) …   Useful english dictionary

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