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: the relationship between breve and semibreve in mensural music
When the tempus is imperfect a breve equals two minims.
— called also
— compare modus, prolation
— called also
: a process of painting in which an albuminous or colloidal medium (such as egg yolk) is employed as a vehicle instead of oil
: a painting done in tempera
: poster color
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