FAS Definitions

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Kristen Washington
FAS Definitions
Mrs. Hite
5th Hour

1) Diptych: A picture or series of pictures painted or carved on two hinged tables 2) Triptych: A picture or carving in three panels side by side 3) Polyptych: An arrangement of four or more panels, ususally hinged and folding together. 4) Flaurish: To grow luxuriantly 5) Patron: A wealthy or influential supporter of an artist or writer 6) Humanities: the quality or state of being human 7) Foreshaten: Not Found 8) Realism: The theory or practice of fidelity in art and literature to nature or to real life and to accurate presentation without idealization 9) Elegant: A high grade or quality 10) Spectacular: Relating to be or being spectacle 11) Pilasters: An architectural member that is rectangular in plan and is structurally a pier but architecturally treated as a column and that usually projects a third of its width or less from the wall. 12) Magi: a member of hereditary priestly class amoung the ancient medes and Persians 13) Cantilever: A projecting beam or member supported at only one end : as a bracket_shaped member supporting a balcony or a cornice. 14) Commission: A formal written warrant granting the power to perform varios acts or duties 15) Anatomy: A branch of morphology that deals with the structure of organisms 16) Hyrdaulics: A branch of science that deals with practical applications of liquid in motion 17) Cadaver: a dead body