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Meaning of impasto

im•pas•to

Pronunciation: (im-pas'tō, -pä'stō), [key]
— n. Painting.
  1. the laying on of paint thickly.
  2. the paint so laid on.
  3. enamel or slip applied to a ceramic object to form a decoration in low relief.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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