Claude Lorrain

biographical name
Claude Lor·​rain | \ klōd-lȯ-ˈraⁿ How to pronounce Claude Lorrain (audio) \

Definition of Claude Lorrain

 (Entry 1 of 3)

1600–1682 pseudonym of Claude Gellée \ zhə-​ˈlā How to pronounce zhə-ˈlā (audio)\ French painter

Claude Lorraine glass

noun (1)
Claude Lor·​raine glass | \ ¦klȯdlə¦rān-, -ōd-, -lȯ¦r-\
variants: or Claude glass \ ˈ⸗-​ \

Definition of Claude Lorraine glass (Entry 2 of 3)

: a convex hand mirror of dark or colored glass that reflects an image of diminished size and subdued color

Claude process

noun (2)
\ ˈklōd-, -ȯd-\

Definition of Claude process (Entry 3 of 3)

: a synthetic ammonia process characterized by higher operating pressures than other processes and by the use of a train of converters

History and Etymology for Claude Lorrain

Noun (1)

Claude Lorraine (earlier English spelling of Lorrain) pseudonym of Claude Gellée †1682 French landscape painter; from the similarity of the effects it gives to those of a picture by him

Noun (2)

after Georges Claude, born 1870 French chemist and physicist

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