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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Pigment mixed with water-soluble glutinous materials such as size and egg yolk.

Usage examples (35)
  • I had artichokes in tempera, whic was actually a bit more like noraml batter, so a bit greasy.
  • It came about because he liked working in tempera, which is a type of paint that has egg as one of its constituents.
  • No, Angelina Jolie isn’t getting covered in tempera paint at Hands on Art (we could probably sell tickets to that).
  • Resulted in 2 hits for 'tempera', of which I represented 50% of the population. for more
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