xylopyrography

The art of making patterns in wood using a hot poker

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Xylopyrography — Xy lo*py*rog ra*phy n. [Xylo + Gr. ?, ?, fire + graphy.] The art or practice of burning pictures on wood with a hot iron; called also {poker painting}. See {Poker picture}, under {Poker}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • xylopyrography — noun the art of burning pictures onto wood …   Wiktionary

  • xylopyrography — xy·lo·pyrography …   English syllables

  • xylopyrography — “+ noun Etymology: xyl + pyrography : pyrography upon wood * * * xylopyrogˈraphy noun 1. Designs engraved on wood with a hot poker 2. The act of making such designs • • • Main Entry: ↑xylo …   Useful english dictionary

  • poker painting — Xylopyrography Xy lo*py*rog ra*phy n. [Xylo + Gr. ?, ?, fire + graphy.] The art or practice of burning pictures on wood with a hot iron; called also {poker painting}. See {Poker picture}, under {Poker}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • engraving — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Art of making designs by etching Nouns 1. engraving; line, mezzotint, or stipple engraving; drypoint, draw point, etching, intaglio, gravure, copperplate, silverpoint; steel or wood engraving; xylography …   English dictionary for students

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