What does tempera mean?

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ˈtɛm pər ətem·pera

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tempera, poster paint, poster color, poster colour(noun)

    pigment mixed with water-soluble glutinous materials such as size and egg yolk

Wiktionary

  1. tempera(Noun)

    A medium used to bind pigments in painting, as well as the associated artistic techniques.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tempera(noun)

    a mode or process of painting; distemper

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  1. Tempera

    Tempera, also known as egg tempera, is a permanent fast-drying painting medium consisting of colored pigment mixed with a water-soluble binder medium. Tempera also refers to the paintings done in this medium. Tempera paintings are very long lasting, and examples from the 1st centuries AD still exist. Egg tempera was a primary method of painting until after 1500 when it was superseded by the invention of oil painting. A paint consisting of pigment and glue size commonly used in the United States as poster paint is also often referred to as "tempera paint," although the binders and sizes in this paint are different from traditional tempera paint.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tempera

    tem′pe-rä, n. (paint.) same as Distemper.

Anagrams for tempera »

  1. treemap

  2. Tampere

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tempera in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tempera in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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