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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The art of transfering designs from specially prepared paper to a wood or glass or metal surface; A design fixed to some surface or a paper bearing the design to be transferred to the surface.

Usage examples (20)
  • The bank clerk did not go and collect the decalcomania from the car but with a sour look on his face asked Jerezano for his passport, compared that passport line by line...
  • Ironically, the face itself belongs to a Swiss artist who creates distinctive, hyper-colored, collage-like abstract paintings through techniques such as decalcomania and...
  • The silver seal in the center was the windshield decalcomania.
  • Decorations are applied by decalcomania, hand painting, embossing, etc. for more
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