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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A cracking (as of varnish, color, or enamel) on a work of plastic art.

Usage examples (18)
  • I have no idea why the pattern designer thought only the letters a-e-g-i-s-v were needed is it supposed to spell 'visage' and if so, why? and I don't know why there's some kind...
  • Fine lines, like the craquelure of an old painting, abreast of us, advancing, everywhere ...
  • The NRC scanning technique provided detailed analysis of the painting's craquelure, the network of surface cracks.
  • In Google Earth, you can get close enough to examine a painter's brushstrokes or the craquelure on the varnish of a painting. for more
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