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Created by: Karl Schaeffer

Number of Blossarys: 9

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Truncated is having the apex, vertex, or end cut off by a plane; or stopping short from a completed expression.

Domain: Language; Category: Terminology Collected Term

A figure of speech in which a part is used for the whole (as hand for sailor), the whole for a part (as the law for police officer), the specific for the general (as cutthroat for assassin), the ...

Domain: Literature; Category: Literary techniques Collected Term

A Renaissance ideal of appearing to create art effortlessly and gracefully to demonstrate one's immense skill.

Domain: Art history; Category: Renaissance Collected Term

In meteorology, precipitation is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapour that falls under gravity. The main forms of precipitation include drizzle, rain, sleet, snow, graupel and ...

Domain: Weather; Category: General weather Collected Term

A lahar is a type of mudflow or debris flow composed of a slurry of pyroclastic material, rocky debris, and water. The material flows down from a volcano, typically along a river valley. Lahars are ...

Domain: Natural environment; Category: Volcano Collected Term

Fenestration is the design, proportioning, and disposition (arrangement) of openings in a building.

Domain: Language; Category: Terminology Collected Term

This is a fancy term to say that a specific example is being used. These are very common throughout the prose in the American Revolution.

Domain: Literature; Category: General literature Collected Term

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