woodcut

Synonyms and related words:
act drop, aquatint, asbestos, asbestos board, autolithograph, backdrop, batten, block, block print, border, cerography, chalcography, chromolithograph, cloth, color print, copperplate, copperplate print, coulisse, counterweight, crayon engraving, cribbling, curtain, curtain board, cut, cyclorama, decor, drop, drop curtain, drypoint, engravement, engraving, etching, fire curtain, flat, flipper, graphotype, hanging, impress, impression, imprint, intaglio, linoleum-block print, lithograph, metal cut, mezzotint, negative, photoengraving, plate engraving, print, pyrogravure, rag, relief method, rubber-block print, scene, scenery, screen, side scene, stage screw, steel engraving, tab, tableau, teaser, tormentor, transformation, transformation scene, vignette, wing, wingcut, wood engraving, woodblock, woodburning, woodprint, xylograph, zincography

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  • Woodcut — Wood cut , n. An engraving on wood; also, a print from it. Same as {Wood cut}, under {Wood}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • woodcut — 1660s, from WOOD (Cf. wood) (n.) + CUT (Cf. cut) …   Etymology dictionary

  • woodcut — ► NOUN ▪ a print of a type made from a design cut in relief in a block of wood …   English terms dictionary

  • woodcut — [wood′kut΄] n. 1. a wooden block engraved with a design, etc. 2. a print from this: See also WOOD ENGRAVING …   English World dictionary

  • Woodcut — For the origins of the technique, development in Asia, and non artistic use in Europe, see woodblock printing; for the related technique invented in the 18th century, see wood engraving. Four horsemen of the Apocalypse by Albrecht Dürer. Woodcut… …   Wikipedia

  • woodcut — /wood kut /, n. 1. a carved block of wood from which prints are made. 2. a print or impression from such a block. [1655 65; WOOD1 + CUT] * * * Design printed from a plank of wood incised parallel to the vertical axis of the wood s grain. One of… …   Universalium

  • woodcut — UK [ˈwʊdˌkʌt] / US noun [countable] Word forms woodcut : singular woodcut plural woodcuts art a) a square piece of wood with a pattern on it, used for printing pictures b) a picture printed using a woodcut …   English dictionary

  • woodcut — noun Date: 1662 1. a relief printing surface consisting of a wooden block with a usually pictorial design cut with the grain 2. a print from a woodcut …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • woodcut — wood|cut [ wud,kʌt ] noun count a square piece of wood with a pattern on it, used for printing pictures: WOODBLOCK a. a picture printed using a woodcut …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • woodcut — noun A print or a method of printmaking from an engraved block of wood. Syn: woodblock, xylograph, xylography …   Wiktionary

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