Definitions for easelˈi zəl

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  1. easel(noun)

    an upright tripod for displaying something (usually an artist's canvas)

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  1. easel(Noun)

    An upright frame, typically on three legs, for displaying or supporting something, such as an artistu2019s canvas.

  2. Origin: 1596, from ezel, originally , from esel, from asinus; from the comparison of a donkey carrying a burden and putting a painting on a wooden stand.

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  1. Easel(noun)

    a frame (commonly) of wood serving to hold a canvas upright, or nearly upright, for the painter's convenience or for exhibition

  2. Origin: [D. ezel ass, donkey, hence, easel, or G. esel; akin to E. ass. See Ass.]

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  1. Easel

    An easel is an upright support used for displaying and/or fixing something resting upon it. In the darkroom an easel is used to keep the photographic paper in flat or upright position to the enlarger.


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