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

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(watercolour 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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(watercolour 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 watercolour ) a watercolor executed with opaque watercolors mixed with gum

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

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

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

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

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

(watercolour 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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