conventional formal schematic
nonrepresentational onrepresentational adj. (Art) not intended to realistically represent a physical object; -- of visual art work. Opposite of {representational}. [Narrower terms: {abstract, abstractionist, nonfigurative, nonobjective ; {conventional, formal, schematic ; {geometric, geometrical ; {protogeometric ; {semiabstract ] Also See: {abstract}.

Syn: nonobjective. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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