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Definition 1: the art or technique of painting with watercolors - [noun denoting act]

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(watercolor is a kind of ...) creating a picture with paints

"he studied painting and sculpture for many years"

Definition 2: a painting produced with watercolors - [noun denoting artifact]

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(watercolor is a kind of ...) graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface

"a small painting by Picasso" "he bought the painting as an investment" "his pictures hang in the Louvre"

(... is a kind of watercolor ) a watercolor executed with opaque watercolors mixed with gum

(... is a kind of watercolor ) a watercolor made by applying a series of monochrome washes one over the other

Definition 3: a water-base paint (with water-soluble pigments); used by artists - [noun denoting artifact]

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(watercolor is a kind of ...) paint in which water is used as the vehicle

(... is a kind of watercolor ) an opaque watercolor prepared with gum

Definition 4: water-soluble pigment - [noun denoting substance]

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(watercolor is a kind of ...) dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)

Definition 5: paint with watercolors - [verb of creation]

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(watercolor is a kind of ...) make a painting

"he painted all day in the garden" "He painted a painting of the garden"

(watercolor belongs to category ...) the creation of beautiful or significant things

"art does not need to be innovative to be good" "I was never any good at art" "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"

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