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Encaustic

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Noun

1. encaustic

a paint consisting of pigment mixed with melted beeswax; it is fixed with heat after application

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Encaustic

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adjective
1. 
decorated by any process involving burning in colours, esp by inlaying coloured clays and baking or by fusing wax colours to the surface
noun
2. 
the process of burning in colours
3. 
a product of such a process

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Encaustic

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adjective
1. 
done by a process of burning in or applying heat
encaustic tile
noun
2. 
a method of painting in which colors in wax are fused to a surface with hot irons

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Encaustic

see synonyms of encaustic
n.
1. A paint consisting of pigment mixed with beeswax and fixed with heat after its application.
2. The art of painting with this substance.
3. A painting produced with the use of this substance.

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