aquarelle

[ak-wuh-rel, ah-kwuh-; French a-kwa-rel]
noun, plural aquarelles [ak-wuh-relz; French a-kwa-rel] .
1.
a watercolor.
2.
Printing. a printed picture that has been colored manually by applying watercolor through stencils, each color requiring a different stencil.

Origin:
1865–70; < French < Italian acquarella (now obsolete) watercolor, equivalent to Latin aquār(ius) of water (see aquarium) + Italian -ella -elle

aquarellist, noun
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aquarelle (ˌækwəˈrɛl)
 
n
1.  a method of watercolour painting in transparent washes
2.  a painting done in this way
 
[C19: from French]
 
aqua'rellist
 
n

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aquarelle
1869, from Fr. aquarelle (18c.), from It. acquerella "water-color," dim. of acqua, from L. aqua "water" (see aqua-).
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aquarelle

technique of painting in transparent, rather than opaque, watercolours. Although aquarelle was known to the ancient Egyptians, it did not achieve popularity in Europe until the 18th and 19th centuries. It was used especially in France and England by landscape painters.

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The wastewater will be generated by washing machines and then treated by an aquarelle treatment system prior to being discharged.
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