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  • 1Ornamenting — ornament or na*ment, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ornamented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ornamenting}.] To adorn; to deck; to embellish; to beautify; as, to ornament a room, or a city. [1913 Webster] Syn: See {Adorn}. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2ornamenting — or·na·ment || É”rnÉ™mÉ™nt / ɔːn n. decoration, embellishment, that which adorns v. supply with ornamentation; decorate; adorn, garnish …

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  • 3bat printing — ornamenting of ceramics by means of an adhesive substance, as linseed oil, transferred onto the ceramic surface from a sheet of glue or gelatin, dusted with color, and fired. * * * …

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  • 4Southeast Asian arts — Literary, performing, and visual arts of Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, and the Philippines. The classical literatures of Southeast Asia can be divided into three major regions: the Sanskrit region of… …

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  • 5Hagia Sophia, Trabzon — The Hagia Sophia (Greek: Ἁγία Σοφία, meaning Holy Wisdom ; Turkish: Ayasofya ), now the Hagia Sophia Museum, is a former church and mosque located in the city of Trabzon in the north eastern part of Turkey. It dates back to the 13th century when… …

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  • 6Heathcoat, John — born Aug. 7, 1783, Duffield, Derbyshire, Eng. died Jan. 18, 1861, Tiverton, Devon British inventor. The lacemaking machine he patented in 1809, the most complex textile machine then in existence, produced an exact imitation of handmade pillow… …

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  • 7Braid — Braid, n. 1. A plait, band, or narrow fabric formed by intertwining or weaving together different strands. [1913 Webster] A braid of hair composed of two different colors twined together. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. A narrow fabric, as of wool, silk …

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  • 8Chasing — Chas ing, n. The art of ornamenting metal by means of chasing tools; also, a piece of ornamental work produced in this way. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9Compo — Com po, n.; pl. { pos}. Short for {Composition}; used, esp. in England, colloq. in various trade applications; as : (a) A mortar made of sand and cement. (b) A carver s mixture of resin, whiting, and glue, used instead of plaster of Paris for… …

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  • 10Dicing — Di cing, n. 1. An ornamenting in squares or cubes. [1913 Webster] 2. Gambling with dice. J. R. Green. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11Enlimn — En*limn , v. t. [Pref. en + limn. Cf. {Enlumine}, {Illuminate}.] To adorn by illuminating or ornamenting with colored and decorated letters and figures, as a book or manuscript. [R.] Palsgrave. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12Ermine — Er mine, n. [OF. ermine, F. hermine, prob. of German origin; cf. OHG. harmo, G. hermelin, akin to Lith. szarm?, szarmonys, weasel, cf. AS. hearma; but cf. also LL. armelinus, armellina, hermellina, and pellis Armenia, the fur of the Armenian rat …

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  • 13Ermine moth — Ermine Er mine, n. [OF. ermine, F. hermine, prob. of German origin; cf. OHG. harmo, G. hermelin, akin to Lith. szarm?, szarmonys, weasel, cf. AS. hearma; but cf. also LL. armelinus, armellina, hermellina, and pellis Armenia, the fur of the… …

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  • 14Flat — (fl[a^]t), a. [Compar. {Flatter} (fl[a^]t r[ e]r); superl. {Flattest} (fl[a^]t t[e^]st).] [Akin to Icel. flatr, Sw. flat, Dan. flad, OHG. flaz, and AS. flet floor, G. fl[ o]tz stratum, layer.] 1. Having an even and horizontal surface, or nearly… …

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  • 15Flat arch — Flat Flat (fl[a^]t), a. [Compar. {Flatter} (fl[a^]t r[ e]r); superl. {Flattest} (fl[a^]t t[e^]st).] [Akin to Icel. flatr, Sw. flat, Dan. flad, OHG. flaz, and AS. flet floor, G. fl[ o]tz stratum, layer.] 1. Having an even and horizontal surface,… …

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  • 16Flat cap — Flat Flat (fl[a^]t), a. [Compar. {Flatter} (fl[a^]t r[ e]r); superl. {Flattest} (fl[a^]t t[e^]st).] [Akin to Icel. flatr, Sw. flat, Dan. flad, OHG. flaz, and AS. flet floor, G. fl[ o]tz stratum, layer.] 1. Having an even and horizontal surface,… …

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  • 17Flat chasing — Flat Flat (fl[a^]t), a. [Compar. {Flatter} (fl[a^]t r[ e]r); superl. {Flattest} (fl[a^]t t[e^]st).] [Akin to Icel. flatr, Sw. flat, Dan. flad, OHG. flaz, and AS. flet floor, G. fl[ o]tz stratum, layer.] 1. Having an even and horizontal surface,… …

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  • 18Flat chisel — Flat Flat (fl[a^]t), a. [Compar. {Flatter} (fl[a^]t r[ e]r); superl. {Flattest} (fl[a^]t t[e^]st).] [Akin to Icel. flatr, Sw. flat, Dan. flad, OHG. flaz, and AS. flet floor, G. fl[ o]tz stratum, layer.] 1. Having an even and horizontal surface,… …

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  • 19Flat file — Flat Flat (fl[a^]t), a. [Compar. {Flatter} (fl[a^]t r[ e]r); superl. {Flattest} (fl[a^]t t[e^]st).] [Akin to Icel. flatr, Sw. flat, Dan. flad, OHG. flaz, and AS. flet floor, G. fl[ o]tz stratum, layer.] 1. Having an even and horizontal surface,… …

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  • 20Flat nail — Flat Flat (fl[a^]t), a. [Compar. {Flatter} (fl[a^]t r[ e]r); superl. {Flattest} (fl[a^]t t[e^]st).] [Akin to Icel. flatr, Sw. flat, Dan. flad, OHG. flaz, and AS. flet floor, G. fl[ o]tz stratum, layer.] 1. Having an even and horizontal surface,… …

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