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temnospondyli | temp | tempean | temper | temper screw | tempera | temperable | temperament | temperamental | temperamentally | temperance

tempera

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Noun
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tem=per=a

CIDE DICTIONARY

temperan. [It.].
     A mode or process of painting; distemper.  [1913 Webster]
    " The term is applied especially to early Italian painting, common vehicles of which were yolk of egg, yolk and white of egg mixed together, the white juice of the fig tree, and the like."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

tempera, n. a method of painting using an emulsion e.g. of pigment with egg, esp. in fine art on canvas.

Etymology
It.: cf. DISTEMPER(1)

THESAURUS

tempera

aquarelle, canvas, chromogen, coat, coat of paint, coating, color, color filter, color gelatin, colorant, coloring, dead-color, distemper, drier, dye, dyestuff, easel-picture, exterior paint, finger painting, flat coat, flat wash, floor enamel, gouache, ground, interior paint, medium, oil, oil painting, opaque color, paint, painting, pigment, prime coat, primer, priming, stain, thinner, tinction, tincture, transparent color, turpentine, turps, undercoat, undercoating, vehicle, wash, wash coat, wash drawing, water

ROGET THESAURUS

tempera

Painting

N painting, depicting, drawing, design, perspective, sciagraphy, skiagraphy, chiaroscuro, composition, treatment, historical painting, portrait painting, miniature painting, landscape painting, marine painting, still life, flower painting, scene painting, scenography, school, style, the grand style, high art, genre, portraiture, ornamental art, monochrome, polychrome, grisaille, pallet, palette, easel, brush, pencil, stump, black lead, charcoal, crayons, chalk, pastel, paint, watercolor, body color, oil color, oils, oil paint, varnish, priming, gouache, tempera, distemper, fresco, water glass, enamel, encaustic painting, mosaic, tapestry, photography, heliography, color photography, sun painting, graphics, computer graphics, picture, painting, piece, tableau, canvas, oil painting, fresco, cartoon, easel picture, cabinet picture, draught, draft, pencil drawing, water color drawing, etching, charcoal, pen-and-ink, sketch, outline, study, photograph, color photograph, black-and-white photograph, holograph, heliograph, daguerreotype, talbotype, calotype, heliotype, negative, positive, print, glossy print, matte print, enlargement, reduction, life-size print, instant photo, Polaroid photo, technicolor, Kodachrome, Ektachrome, Polaroid, portrait, whole length, full length, half length, kitcat, head, miniature, shade, silhouette, profile, landscape, seapiece, view, scene, prospect, panorama, diorama, still life, picture gallery, exhibit, studio, atelier, pinacotheca, painted, pictorial, graphic, picturesque, pencil, oil, in pencil, fecit, delineavit, mutum est pictura poema.


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