Flashcards in 6a - Sheet1 Deck (495)
Relating to or involving the ankle.
a long, steep slope, especially one at the edge of a plateau or separating areas of land at different heights.
an extended period of abundant rainfall lasting many thousands of years
the removing of the blubber or outer integument of whales. English whalemen called it flenching, while American whalemen called it cutting-in
a sculpture technique in which figures and/or other design elements are just barely more prominent than the (overall flat) background.
To charge (a beverage, for example) with carbon dioxide gas. 2. To burn to carbon; carbonize.
of or relating to the sky or the heavens; celestial.
of exceptional quality or extent.
a woody climbing plant that hangs from trees, especially in tropical rain forests.
the lower portion of a pulley block, esp the part to which the rope or chain is secured. the part of a firearm behind the barrel or bore.
a material for making fences, walls, etc., consisting of rods or stakes interlaced with twigs or branches.
Sand, silt, clay, gravel, or other matter deposited by flowing water, as in a riverbed, floodplain, delta
The semifluid, translucent substance that forms the living matter in all plant and animal cells. Composed of proteins, fats, and other substances suspended in water, it includes the cytoplasm and (in eukaryotes) the nucleus
the principal policymaking committee of a Communist Party
of, relating to, or denoting the later part of the Stone Age, when ground or polished stone weapons and implements prevailed.
A large mass of igneous rock that has intruded and melted surrounding strata at great depths
a brief evocative description, account, or episode.
a small illustration or portrait photograph that fades into its background without a definite border.
occurring with or as a result of; accompanying.
a device with an air bag that emits a stream of air when squeezed together with two handles, used for blowing air into a fire.
an object or device with concertinaed sides to allow it to expand and contract, such as a tube joining a lens to a camera body.
a developing agent for photographic papers
he most popular of the archival toning processes, converting metallic silver to silver selenide. In a diluted toning solution, selenium toning gives a red-brown tone, while a strong solution gives a purple-brown tone.
Selenium toning may not produce prints quite as stable as sepia or gold toning. However, its appearance is much more subdued than sepia and it is cheaper than gold. Selenium toning also increases the tonal range available in the paper.
Different printers use somewhat different methods of selenium toning, but most often a fixed (and perhaps rinsed) print is placed in selenium toner solution and then rinsed, treated with hypo clearing agent, washed, and hardened.
the scientific study of light-sensitive materials, especially photographic film.
achieved using one light and a reflector, or two lights, and is popular because it is capable of producing images which appear both natural and compelling with a minimum of equipment.
a process for making an offset reproduction by first making a photographic print on paper with a silver bromide emulsion, wetting it, and then using it as a lithographic plate, the lighter parts of the emulsion tending to repel the oil base of the ink and the darker parts tending to hold it.
to declare earnestly to; inform or tell positively; state with confidence to
rustic, reddish brown in color.
the sharpness of a photographic or printed image.
exhibiting a play of colors // iridescent // often used to describe certain bacterial cultures.
a space or opening made by cleavage; a split. a division formed by cleaving. a hollow area or indentation:
A leaflike or scalelike plant part, usually small, sometimes showy or brightly colored, and located just below a flower, a flower stalk, or an inflorescence.