Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
simplyn2deep
1_million_words

Word of the Day 02/24/17 Craquelure

Craquelure (noun)
craquelure [krak-loo r, krak-loo r; French krakuh-lyr]


noun, plural craquelures [krak-loo rz, krak-loo rz; French krakuh-lyr]
1. a network of fine cracks or crackles on the surface of a painting, caused chiefly by shrinkage of paint film or varnish.



Origin: 1910-15; < French, equivalent to craquel(er) to crackle, crack (imitative) + -ure -ure

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.
Tags: daily: word of the day
Subscribe

  • No Monday?

    Yes, no Monday this week. Sorry about that folks, I was home sick on Monday (feeling better, thank you), and then Tuesday was trying to catch up with…

  • It's a Tuesday Monday.

    I completely flaked on asking someone to take over the Monday post on Friday and then remembered last night at 8 ish so.... HAPPY WEEKDAY TO YOU!…

  • Weekend Challenge: Schedule 1 (Jan to July) 2021

    I know I am behind as ever, but I've finally finished the draft of the schedule for the first part of 2021 for our Weekend Challenges! As most of…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments