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English → English (WordNet) Definition: limning limning n : a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects [syn: delineation, depiction, line drawing]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Limning Limning \Lim"ning\ (l[i^]m"n[i^]ng or l[i^]m"[i^]ng), n. The act, process, or art of one who limns; the picture or decoration so produced. [1913 Webster] Adorned with illumination which we now call limning. --Wood. [1913 Webster] Limn \Limn\ (l[i^]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Limned (l[i^]md); p. pr. & vb. n. Limning (l[i^]m"n[i^]ng or l[i^]m"[i^]ng).] [OE. limnen, fr. luminen, for enluminen, F. enluminer to illuminate, to limn, LL. illuminare to paint. [root]122. See Illuminate, Luminous.] 1. To draw or paint; especially, to represent in an artistic way with pencil or brush. [1913 Webster] Let a painter carelessly limn out a million of faces, and you shall find them all different. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: To picture in words; to describe in graphic terms. [PJC] 3. To illumine, as books or parchments, with ornamental figures, letters, or borders. [1913 Webster]


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