Definitions for Muralˈmyʊər əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. mural, wall painting(adj)

    a painting that is applied to a wall surface

  2. mural(adj)

    of or relating to walls

    "mural painting"

Wiktionary

  1. mural(Noun)

    A large painting, usually drawn on a wall.

  2. Origin: From murus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mural(adj)

    of or pertaining to a wall; being on, or in, a wall; growing on, or against, a wall; as, a mural quadrant

  2. Mural(adj)

    resembling a wall; perpendicular or steep; as, a mural precipice

  3. Origin: [F., fr. L. muralis, fr. murus wall. See Mure a wall.]

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  1. Mural

    A mural is any piece of artwork painted or applied directly on a wall, ceiling or other large permanent surface. A particularly distinguishing characteristic of mural painting is that the architectural elements of the given space are harmoniously incorporated into the picture. Some wall paintings are painted on large canvases, which are then attached to the wall. Whether these works can be accurately called "murals" is a subject of some controversy in the art world, but the technique has been in common use since the late 19th century.


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