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Webster

English Word:

encaustic


English Pronunciation:

en•caus•tic


Adjective:


⇨Etymology

(Latin) encausticus, (Greek) encaustique. See Caustic, and confer Ink.


⇨Definition

(Fine Arts) Prepared by means of heat; burned in. Encaustic painting (Fine Arts), painting by means of wax with which the colors are combined, and which is afterwards fused with hot irons, thus fixing the colors. -- Encaustic tile (Fine Arts), an earthenware tile which has a decorative pattern and is not wholly of one color.



Noun:


⇨Etymology

(Latin) encaustica, (Greek) encaustique. See Encaustic, a.


⇨Definition

The method of painting in heated wax, or in any way where heat is used to fix the colors.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

Latin encausticus


Noun:

encaustic (plural encaustics) a wax-based paint that is fixed in place by heating a painting produced using this paint


Adjective:

Adjective encaustic (not comparable) (art) Prepared by means of heat; burned in.


Anagrams:

succinate


Reference:

encaustic

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