Stereochromy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Stereochromy A style of painting on plastered walls or stone, in which the colors are rendered permanent by sprinklings of water, in which is mixed a proportion of soluble glass (a silicate of soda).
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stereochromy A method of painting in which water-glass serves as the connecting medium between the color and its substratum.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Stereochromy ster′ē-ō-krō-mi a process of painting on stone or plaster-work, the colours rendered permanent by a solution of fluoric acid
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Stereo-, + Gr. chrw^ma color
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. stereos, hard, chrōma, colour.

Usage

In literature:

Soluble glass has also been used in Germany to a great extent for mural painting, known as stereochromy.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 483, April 4, 1885" by Various
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