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ukiyo-e Tweet Definition of ukiyo-e Like Definition of ukiyo-e on Facebook
noun (ukiyo-e)
  1. a Japanese woodblock print or painting depicting everyday life
  • 1958: The masters of Ukiyo-e, the woodblock print, like Utamaro, immortalized its great courtesans and its famous houses of prostitution. " The Times, 2 Apr 1958, p.11 col. F
  • 2001: Starling looked past Carter, to an woodcut of a Kabuki player. " Glen David Gold, Carter Beats the Devil
  • ultramarine Tweet Definition of ultramarine Like Definition of ultramarine on Facebook
    noun
    1. a brilliant blue pigment that is either extracted from mineral deposits or made synthetically.
    2. (colour) a brilliant pure blue or slightly purple, purplish color, colour.
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    adjective
    1. having a brilliant blue colour.
    umber Tweet Definition of umber Like Definition of umber on Facebook
    noun
    1. A brown or reddish pigment used in painting, obtained from certain natural clays variously colored by the oxides of iron and manganese.
    2. (colour) a reddish brown colour, like that of the pigment.
    <table><tr><td>umber colour: &nbsp;</td><td bgcolor="
    1. 614B3E" width="80">&nbsp; </td></tr></table>
    adjective
    1. (colour) of a reddish brown colour, like that of the pigment.
    undercut Tweet Definition of undercut Like Definition of undercut on Facebook
    noun
    1. A cut made in the lower part of something; the material so removed.
    2. The notch cut in a tree to direct its fall when being felled.
    verb (undercuts, undercutting, undercut, undercut)
    1. To sell (something) at a lower price, or to work for lower wages, than a competitor.
    2. To create an overhang by cutting away material from underneath.
    urn Tweet Definition of urn Like Definition of urn on Facebook
    noun
    1. a vase with a footed base
    2. a metal vessel for serving tea or coffee
    3. a vessel for ashes or cremains of a deceased person

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