Stereochromy
Stereochromy Ste`re*och"ro*my, n. [Stereo- + Gr. chrw^ma color.] A style of painting on plastered walls or stone, in which the colors are rendered permanent by sprinklings of water, in which is mixed a proportion of soluble glass (a silicate of soda). [1913 Webster]

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  • stereochromy — stereochromic, stereochromatic /ster ee oh kreuh mat ik, kroh , stear /, adj. stereochromically, stereochromatically, adv. /ster ee euh kroh mee, stear /, n. the stereochrome process. Also called waterglass painting. [1835 45; STEREO + chromy… …   Universalium

  • stereochromy — noun The painting of murals using pigments mixed with water glass See Also: stereochrome, stereochromic, stereochromically …   Wiktionary

  • stereochromy — stereo·chro·my …   English syllables

  • stereochromy — /ˈstɛriəˌkroʊmi/ (say stereeuh.krohmee), /ˈstɪə / (say stear ) noun the process of producing stereochromes. {German Stereochromie. See stereochrome, y3} …   Australian English dictionary

  • stereochromy —   n. kind of wall painting.    ♦ stereochrome, n.    ♦ stereochromic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • stereochromy — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌkrōmē, mi noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary stere + chromy; originally formed as German stereochromie : a process of mural painting in which the pigment is fixed by a series of reactions between the lime,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • waterglass painting — stereochromy. [1860 65] * * * …   Universalium

  • waterglass painting — stereochromy. [1860 65] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stereochromic — Ste re*o*chro mic, a. Pertaining to the art of stereochromy; produced by stereochromy. {Ste re*o*chro mic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stereochromically — Stereochromic Ste re*o*chro mic, a. Pertaining to the art of stereochromy; produced by stereochromy. {Ste re*o*chro mic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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