Definitions for easelˈi zəl
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an upright tripod for displaying something (usually an artist's canvas)
An upright frame, typically on three legs, for displaying or supporting something, such as an artistu2019s canvas.
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.
a frame (commonly) of wood serving to hold a canvas upright, or nearly upright, for the painter's convenience or for exhibition
Origin: [D. ezel ass, donkey, hence, easel, or G. esel; akin to E. ass. See Ass.]
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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- cavalletCatalan, Valencian
- caballete, atrilSpanish
- fläppitaulu, maalaustelineFinnish
- treppiedi, cavallettoItalian
- 画架, イーゼルJapanese
- margh skrifaCornish
- schildersezel, ezelDutch
- staffeliNorwegian Nynorsk
- мольберт, подставкаRussian
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