vignette

Synonyms and related words:
Bildungsroman, Gothic novel, aquatint, autolithograph, black and white, block, block print, brouillon, cameo, cartoon, catalog, cataloging, character, character sketch, characterization, charcoal, charcoal drawing, chiaroscuro, chromolithograph, color print, comic novel, copperplate, copperplate print, crayon, crayon engraving, cut, delineation, depiction, description, design, details, detective novel, diagram, dime novel, doodle, draft, drawing, dreadful, ebauche, engravement, engraving, epistolary novel, erotic novel, esquisse, etching, evocation, graph, graphic account, graphotype, historical novel, image, imagery, impress, impression, imprint, itemization, limning, line drawing, linoleum-block print, lithograph, mezzotint, negative, nouvelle, novel, novel of character, novel of ideas, novel of incident, novel of manners, novel of sensibility, novelette, novella, particularization, pastel, pen-and-ink, pencil drawing, penny dreadful, photograph, picaresque novel, picture, pornographic novel, portrayal, print, problem novel, profile, proletarian novel, propaganda novel, psychological novel, regional novel, rendering, rendition, representation, river novel, roman, roman a clef, roman-fleuve, rough copy, rough draft, rough outline, rubber-block print, satirical novel, science-fiction novel, sentimental novel, shilling shocker, short story, short-short, silhouette, silver-print drawing, sinopia, sketch, sociological novel, specification, storiette, stream-of-consciousness novel, study, thesis novel, tracing, vivid description, wood engraving, woodblock, woodcut, woodprint, word painting, xylograph

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • vignette — [ viɲɛt ] n. f. • 1280; dimin. de vigne, d ab. « ornement en branche de vigne » 1 ♦ Motif ornemental d un livre, à la première page (⇒ frontispice) ou à la fin des chapitres (⇒ cul de lampe). ♢ Ornement de papier à lettres (guirlandes, dessins,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Vignette — aus Ladies’ Home Companion (1901) Das Wort Vignette (frz. „Randverzierung“, „Abzeichen“; von vigne „Weinrebe“) bezeichnet ursprünglich eine Kennzeichnung der Rebsorte am Rand eines Weinbergs, beziehungsweise das Etikett …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vignette — Sf ornamentale bildliche Darstellung, Kontrollabschnitt per. Wortschatz fach. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. vignette (eigentlich Weinrankenornament ), einem Diminutivum zu frz. vigne Weinrebe , aus l. vīneus m., vīnea Weinstock , zu l.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Vignette — Vi*gnette (?; 277), n. [F. vignette, fr. vigne a vine. See {Vine}, and cf. {Vinette}.] 1. (Arch.) A running ornament consisting of leaves and tendrils, used in Gothic architecture. [1913 Webster] 2. A decorative design, originally representing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vignette — 1751, decorative design, originally a design in the form of vine tendrils around the borders of a book page, especially a picture page, from Fr. vignette, from O.Fr., dim. of vigne vineyard (see VINE (Cf. vine)). Sense transferred from the border …   Etymology dictionary

  • vignette — ► NOUN 1) a brief evocative description, account, or episode. 2) a small illustration or portrait photograph which fades into its background without a definite border. ► VERB ▪ portray in the style of a vignette. ORIGIN originally also denoting a …   English terms dictionary

  • vignette — [vin yet′] n. [Fr, dim. < vigne, vine,VINE] 1. an ornamental design (originally one of vine leaves, tendrils, and grapes) or illustration used on a page of a book, magazine, etc., as at the beginning or end of a chapter or section 2. a picture …   English World dictionary

  • Vignette — Vi*gnette , v. t. To make, as an engraving or a photograph, with a border or edge insensibly fading away. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vignette — (fr., spr. Winjett), 1) die Rebe, Weinranke; 2) kleine Verzierungen in Holzschnitt, Kupfer od. Stahlstich u. dgl., welche an den Rändern der Seiten, zu Anfang u. zu Ende eines Buchs, Hauptabschnitts, Gedichts, od. auf Umschlägen von Broschüren… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Vignette — (franz, spr. winj ), Zier und Titelbildchen, Randzeichnung; ursprünglich bedeutet das Wort Weinrankenverzierung. Johannes Veldener (seit 1476) in Löwen und Utrecht wendete sie zuerst in seinem »Fasciculus temporum« an. Vgl. Artikel »Buch« mit… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Vignette — (Weinrankenverzierung), kleine Abbildungen von Ansichten, Figuren u.s.w., die auf Anfangsseiten, Titeln oder Rändern der Bücher zum Abdruck gelangen. Sie kamen seit Entwicklung des Buchdrucks in Aufnahme und wurden namentlich viel in Frankreich… …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

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