bricolage
noun Etymology: French, from bricoler to putter about Date: 1964 construction (as of a sculpture or a structure of ideas) achieved by using whatever comes to hand; also something constructed in this way

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  • bricolage — [ brikɔlaʒ ] n. m. • 1927; de bricoler 1 ♦ Action, habitude de bricoler. Travail de bricoleur. Le salon du bricolage. 2 ♦ Réparation ou travail manuel effectué approximativement. Un bricolage rapide. ♢ Fig. et péj. Travail d amateur, peu soigné.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bricolage — Bricolage …   Википедия

  • Bricolage — [brikɔlaʒ] bedeutet wörtlich aus dem Französischen übersetzt Bastelei oder Heimwerkerei. Im übertragenen Wortsinne kann es auch für Gebastel im Sinne von provisorisch stehen und wird so auch in einigen deutschsprachigen Gebieten (die nahe dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bricolage — – del verbo en Idioma francés bricoler, es el equivalente de la frase en español hágalo usted mismo . Bricolage también se usa como equivalente al construir por prueba y error en lugar de basarse en la teoría. El que practica el bricolage crea… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • bricolage — [brē΄kō läzh′, brik΄ōläzh] n. 〚Fr < bricoler, to putter < bricole, odd job < a Prov or It n. < ?〛 1. the process of making or assembling something from materials at hand 2. something so made * * * bri·co·lage (brē kō läzhʹ, brĭk ō ) n. Something… …   Universalium

  • bricolage — |bricòláge| s. m. ou f. Conjunto de pequenas tarefas ou trabalhos manuais domésticos. • Plural: bricolages.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra francesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Bricolage — er hobbybetonet arbejde …   Danske encyklopædi

  • bricolage — /brico laʒ/ s.m., fr. [der. di bricoler fare lavori vari di poco guadagno], in ital. invar. [lavoro manuale, fatto soprattutto come passatempo] ▶◀ fai da te, (non com.) far da sé, (non com.) fardasé. ‖ hobby …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • bricolage — /fr. bʀikɔˈlaʒ/ [vc. fr., da bricoler «passare da un occupazione ad un altra, fare piccoli lavori»] s. m. inv. lavoro per hobby, hobby (ingl.), passatempo, fare da sé, fai da te, do it yourself (ingl.) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • bricolage — [brē΄kō läzh′, brik΄ōläzh] n. [Fr < bricoler, to putter < bricole, odd job < a Prov or It n. < ?] 1. the process of making or assembling something from materials at hand 2. something so made …   English World dictionary

  • Bricolage — For the Amon Tobin album with this name, see Bricolage (album). For the content management system, see Bricolage (software). Bricolage, pronEng|ˌbriːkoʊˈlɑːʒ/, /ˌbrɪkoʊˈlɑːʒ is a term used in several disciplines, among them the visual arts and… …   Wikipedia

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