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1. gem or medallion cut in relief, the carved figure projecting (standing out) from its background (ant. intaglio) 2. brief role played by a prominent actor, brief piece of brilliant film or writing
distribution and treatment of light and shade in paining or sketching, painting/drawing that uses only light and shade
design engraved by making cuts in a surface, into which the incises figure is sunk (ant. cameo)
picture engraved on copper or steel by polishing or scraping away parts of a roughened surface
person who has a superior knowledge and understanding of a particular field; expert; connoisseur
organizer or director of an opera or ballet company or a concert series, manager, promoter
one who exhibits great technical skill in an art, especially in playing a musical instrument
1. paste or dough-used dried, as in macaroni, or fresh, as in ravioli. 2. dish of cooked pasta
1. boat used in the canals of Venice. 2. cabin attached to the underpart of a lighter-than-air aircraft
(n) 1) the role of the head of a government department 2) a case for carrying papers or drawings or maps 3) a list of the financial assets held by an individual or a bank or other financial institution
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