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Meaning of "polychrome" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF POLYCHROME

polychrome  [ˈpɒlɪˌkrəʊm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF POLYCHROME

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Polychrome can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES POLYCHROME MEAN IN ENGLISH?

polychrome

Polychrome

Polychrome is the "'practice of decorating architectural elements, sculpture, etc., in a variety of colors." The term is used to refer to certain styles of architecture, pottery or sculpture in multiple colors.

Definition of polychrome in the English dictionary

The first definition of polychrome in the dictionary is having various or changing colours; polychromatic. Other definition of polychrome is made with or decorated in various colours. Polychrome is also a work of art or artefact in many colours.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH POLYCHROME


adrenochrome
əˈdrɛnəˌkrəʊm
auxochrome
ˈɔːksəˌkrəʊm
bichrome
ˈbaɪˌkrəʊm
cibachrome
ˈsiːbəˌkrəʊm
cytochrome
ˈsaɪtəʊˌkrəʊm
ferrochrome
ˈferəʊˌkrəʊm
fluorochrome
ˈflʊərəʊˌkrəʊm
haemachrome
ˈhiːməˌkrəʊm
haemochrome
ˈhiːməˌkrəʊm
Heliochrome
ˈhiːlɪəʊˌkrəʊm
lipochrome
ˈlɪpəˌkrəʊm
Mercurochrome
məˈkjʊərəˌkrəʊm
microhm
ˈmaɪˌkrəʊm
monochrome
ˈmɒnəˌkrəʊm
oligochrome
ˈɒlɪɡəˌkrəʊm
phytochrome
ˈfaɪtəʊˌkrəʊm
stenochrome
ˈstenəʊˌkrəʊm
stereochrome
ˈstɛrɪəʊˌkrəʊm
trichrome
ˈtraɪˌkrəʊm
urochrome
ˈjʊərəʊˌkrəʊm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE POLYCHROME

polychaete
polychaetous
polychasia
polychasium
polychete
polychlorinated
polychlorinated biphenyl
polychloroprene
polychotomous
polychotomy
polychrest
polychroic
polychroism
polychromatic
polychromatism
polychromic
polychromous
polychromy
polycistronic
polyclinic

WORDS THAT END LIKE POLYCHROME

acute respiratory distress syndrome
aerodrome
carpal tunnel syndrome
chrome
chronic fatigue syndrome
cosmodrome
Frome
Gilles de la Tourette syndrome
hemachrome
hemochrome
hippodrome
hypsochrome
irritable bowel syndrome
Jerome
Marfan syndrome
metabolic syndrome
Nichrome
sudden infant death syndrome
syndrome
xylochrome

Synonyms and antonyms of polychrome in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «polychrome» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF POLYCHROME

Find out the translation of polychrome to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of polychrome from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «polychrome» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

彩瓷
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

policromada
570 millions of speakers

English

polychrome
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विचित्र
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

متعدد الألوان
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

полихромной
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

policromada
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

polychrome
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

polychrome
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Polikrom
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

vielfarbig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

多色の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

색채
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Polychrome
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thuật sơn nhiều màu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

polychrome
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पॉलिकोम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

çok renkli
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

policromo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

polichromia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

поліхромної
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

policrom
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πολύχρωμη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gepolychromeerd
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

polykrom
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

polykrom
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of polychrome

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «POLYCHROME»

The term «polychrome» is regularly used and occupies the 71.850 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «POLYCHROME» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «polychrome» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «polychrome» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about polychrome

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POLYCHROME»

Discover the use of polychrome in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to polychrome and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Painted Architecture and Polychrome Monumental Sculpture in ...
In the Southern Maya Lowlands, the polychrome facades of the Preclassic were replaced by exterior surfaces that were either left with the white color of the stucco and stone or were painted entirely in red; and the interior walls of Classic Maya ...
Elizabeth Hill Boone, 1985
2
Ceramics and ideology: Salado polychrome pottery
Ceramics and Ideology contributes to both the theory and methodology of the study of the greater Southwest.
Patricia L. Crown, 1994
3
Cosmatesque Ornament: Flat Polychrome Geometric Patterns in ...
A richly illustrated study of architectural ornament in the late Middle Ages.
Paloma Pajares-Ayuela, 2001
4
Polychrome: For Orchestra. Gerard Grisey's "Quatre Chants ...
Nearly all analyses of Grisey's music have proceeded from a "frequential" point of view, meaning that pitches are not viewed as individual entities, but are considered only in the context of an overtone, or spectral, structure.
Timothy R. Sullivan, 2008
5
A short account of the art of polychrome
Thomas G. Goodwin. and cloth of gold, crowded with worshippers in quaint and lively costumes of rich texture and bright colour ; imagine this, and you will have a fair idea of what most English churches were in the middle ages. Great is the ...
Thomas G. Goodwin, 1860
6
New Perspectives on Pottery Mound Pueblo
Sikyatki Polychrome (Hays-Gilpin and van Hartesveldt 1998; Smith 1971) has it beginning ca. a.d. 1375, a generation earlier than Brody (1964), following Colton (1955), thought. These data partly support Brody 's (1964) inference, but with ...
Polly Schaafsma, 2007
7
White Mountain Redware: A Pottery Tradition of East-central ...
The White Mountain Redware tradition, an arbitrary division of the Cibola painted pottery tradition, is composed of those vessels which have a red slip and painted decoration in either black or black and white, which when grouped into ...
Roy L. Carlson, 1970
8
Archaeologies of the Pueblo Revolt: Identity, Meaning, and ...
11 Ashiwi Polychrome jars - 93 6.12 Ashiwi Polychrome designs - 94 6.13 Zuni Polychrome bowl exterior - 95 6.14 Zuni ... plaza pueblo and rancheria - 101 7.3 Kotyiti Glaze Polychrome jar - 102 7.4 Percentage of primary material inclusions  ...
Robert W. Preucel, 2007
9
Pottery and Practice: The Expression of Identity at Pottery ...
Rim Sherds 2510 Glaze A 2511 Glaze A Agua Fria Gl/r 2512 Glaze A San Clemente Polychrome 2513 Glaze A Arenal Polychrome (Heshotauthla RGG variety) 2514 Glaze A Cieneguilla Gl/y 2515 Glaze A Cieneguilla Polychrome 2520 Glaze ...
Suzanne L. Eckert, 2008
10
The Prehistoric Pueblo World, A.D. 1150-1350
... Puerco Black-on-white, Reserve Black- on-white, Puerco Black-on-red, Wingate Black-on-red, Wingate Polychrome, indented corrugated gray 1200- 1275 Reserve Black-on-white, Tularosa Black-on-white, Wingate Polychrome, St. Johns ...
Michael A. Adler, 2000

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POLYCHROME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term polychrome is used in the context of the following news items.
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Virgin of Loreto of Javea rejuvenated after 70 years
A POLYCHROME cypress wood carving created back in the 1940s has been brought back to its original splendour. It was crafted by local ... «Euro Weekly News, Jul 15»
2
Artemis Gallery to auction Antiquities, Pre-Columbian, Ethnographic …
From a later period of Greece's fascinating history comes a late-17th-century CE Ionian Islands triptych “Second Coming of Christ,” which is polychrome painted ... «ArtfixDaily, Jul 15»
3
Robert Amos: Changing times in our art world
Polychrome carries on a few blocks to the east at 977 Fort St., and Dales Gallery on Fisgard is a pop-up clothing store for the summer, as is ... «Times Colonist, Jul 15»
4
Fusion home in Northcote sets a price record
An impressive fusion of a polychrome brick Victorian and a cutting-edge two-storey glass and steel rear extension delivered $500,000 over ... «Domain News, Jul 15»
5
Beer with a Painter, LA Edition: Ed Moses
His painterly vocabulary has incorporated grids, gestural marks, monochrome, polychrome, and sculptural objects. During our day together, ... «Hyperallergic, Jul 15»
6
Merrimac asks to add Town Hall to national historic register
... high style Victorian building in the 'Ruskinian' Gothic style with decorative polychrome ceramic tiles on its main façade,” states the application ... «The Daily News of Newburyport, Jul 15»
7
Dissecting and Detecting Stories in Found Objects and Remnants
Foremost among them — if for no other reasons than its polychrome palette and central siting — is Brett Day Windham's “Cypher (Sunset Park)” ... «Hyperallergic, Jul 15»
8
The ATX Arts Scene Will Fill Your Saturday But Good: So much to do …
... tell you what: Just the look of that painted floor and backdrop, the starkly nautical crows-nest rising from the stage's polychrome plain … «Austin Chronicle, Jul 15»
9
Visual Studio 2015 Launched - Any App Any Developer
... best IDEs around and there is no doubt that it has evolved from being a monotone Microsoft language product into a polychrome do-anything ... «iProgrammer, Jul 15»
10
Life inspires art for new Saanich father
Caleb Speller in his Saanich art studio, where he crafted nine months' worth of pieces for his upcoming Patina show at Polychrome Fine Art on ... «Saanich News, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Polychrome [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/polychrome>. Oct 2019 ».
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