impasto

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noun im·pas·to \ im-ˈpa-(ˌ)stō , -ˈpä- \

Definition of impasto

plural impastos
1 :the thick application of a pigment to a canvas or panel in painting; also :the body of pigment so applied
2 :raised decoration on ceramic ware usually of slip or enamel

impastoed

play \im-ˈpa-(ˌ)stōd, -ˈpä-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of impasto

Italian, from impastare


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