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Definition of "water-colour" []

  • Water-soluble pigment (noun)
  • A painting produced with watercolors (noun)
  • A water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists (noun)
  • The art or technique of painting with watercolors (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "water-colour" in a sentence
  • "He pictured to himself a cross-section through that brain, painted neatly with grey water-colour on a sheet of paper stretched on a drawing-board with drawing pins."
  • "I showed him some water-colour drawings of men and women of great beauty, and with very singular halos about their heads, which had been drawn and painted from visions by a certain Irish poet20 who, if he lives, will have seen as many wonders as Swedenborg; and rather to my surprise, for I had thought the paintings too idealised for a peasant to understand, he became evidently excited."
  • "An Oslo gallery has banned Swedish artist Lars Vilks from exhibiting water-colour caricatures of the Muslim prophet Muhammad."