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Meaning of "skeuomorphism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SKEUOMORPHISM

skeuomorphism  [ˌskjuːəˈmɔːfɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SKEUOMORPHISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Skeuomorphism is a noun.
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.

WHAT DOES SKEUOMORPHISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

skeuomorphism

Skeuomorph

A skeuomorph /ˈskjuːəmɔrf/ is a derivative object that retains ornamental design cues from structures that were necessary in the original. Examples include pottery embellished with imitation rivets reminiscent of similar pots made of metal and a software calendar that imitates the appearance of binding on a paper desk calendar.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SKEUOMORPHISM


amorphism
əˈmɔːfɪzəm
anthropomorphism
ˌænθrəpəˈmɔːfɪzəm
automorphism
ˌɔːtəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
dimorphism
daɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
dwarfism
ˈdwɔːfɪzəm
hemimorphism
ˌhɛmɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
heteromorphism
ˌhɛtərəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
homeomorphism
ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm
homoeomorphism
ˌhəʊmɪəˈmɔːfɪzəm
homomorphism
ˌhəʊməʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
hylomorphism
ˌhaɪləˈmɔːfɪzəm
isodimorphism
ˌaɪsəʊdaɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
isomorphism
ˌaɪsəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
mechanomorphism
ˌmekənəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
metamorphism
ˌmɛtəˈmɔːfɪzəm
monomorphism
mɒnəʊˈmɔːfɪzəm
Orphism
ˈɔːfɪzəm
perimorphism
ˌpɛrɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
polymorphism
ˌpɒlɪˈmɔːfɪzəm
zoomorphism
ˌzəʊəˈmɔːfɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SKEUOMORPHISM

sketchiest
sketchily
sketchiness
sketching book
sketching pad
sketchy
sketted
sketting
skeuomorph
skeuomorphic
skew
skew arch
skew symmetric matrix
skew symmetry
skew-eyed
skewback
skewbacked
skewbald
skewed
skewer

WORDS THAT END LIKE SKEUOMORPHISM

allomorphism
anamorphism
Buddhism
catastrophism
diastrophism
enantiomorphism
endomorphism
Guelphism
gynandromorphism
idiomorphism
paramorphism
pleomorphism
psephism
pseudomorphism
rheomorphism
sapphism
sexual dimorphism
sophism
theriomorphism
trimorphism
zygomorphism

Synonyms and antonyms of skeuomorphism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «skeuomorphism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SKEUOMORPHISM

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

Translator English - Chinese

skeuomorphism
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

skeuomorphism
570 millions of speakers

English

skeuomorphism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

skeuomorphism
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

skeuomorphism
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

skeuomorphism
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

skeuomorphism
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

skeuomorphism
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

skeuomorphism
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Skeuomorphism
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

skeuomorphism
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

skeuomorphism
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

skeuomorphism
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Skeuomorphism
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

skeuomorphism
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

skeuomorphism
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्केयूमोर्फिझम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

skeuomorphism
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

skeuomorphism
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

skeuomorphism
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

skeuomorphism
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

skeuomorphism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

skeuomorphism
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skeuomorphism
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skeuomorphism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skeuomorphism
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of skeuomorphism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SKEUOMORPHISM»

The term «skeuomorphism» is normally little used and occupies the 143.061 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SKEUOMORPHISM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «skeuomorphism» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «skeuomorphism» 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 skeuomorphism

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SKEUOMORPHISM»

Discover the use of skeuomorphism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to skeuomorphism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Evolution of Technology
The regularity withwhich newmaterialsare handledandworked inimitation ofdisplaced, olderones has led archaeologiststocoin a word to designatethephenomenon: skeuomorphism. A skeuomorphisan elementofdesign orstructurethatserves ...
George Basalla, 1989
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An Island Archaeology of the Early Cyclades
But the richest insights into skeuomorphism and value manipulation come from jugs and juglets at Daskaleio-Kavos and in its vicinity. These belong to the social and display-oriented elements of the EB II repertoire, as is shown by their ...
Cyprian Broodbank, 2002
3
Designing for Windows 8: Fundamentals of Great Design in ...
Skeuomorphism. There are platforms for mobile computing that do a very good job of representing digital things in a way that makes them look like objects in the real world. For example, when displaying ...
Brent Schooley, 2013
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Community Identity and Archaeology: Dynamic Communities at ...
Another ceramic trend that might be thought to have significance is the popularity of metal skeuomorphism in the fineware shapes. Decorative features such as ribbing on stems, carinations in bowl profiles, grooved or incised decoration, and  ...
Naoise Mac Sweeney, 2011
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Behind the Scenes of Real-Life Projects:
So, thisis all about polish, polish,polish,and it is by farthe most rewarding and timeconsuming stage of app development. ESTABLISHINGTHE THEME Some people hate skeuomorphism 11 , probably because mimicking elements from the real ...
Smashing Magazine, 2013
6
Greek Sculpture and the Problem of Description
Understood in this way, the skeuomorph functions to extend the archaeological record. In a subsequent treatment of skeuomorphism, Vickers corrects the attribution of the term, which appeared first in 1889, in a study of decoration. The focus of ...
A. A. Donohue, 2005
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The Evolution from Horse to Automobile: A Comparative ...
See also similarities; skeuomorphism about, 3, 7–8, 35, 39–40, 109 from calesas to jeepneys, 224–239 failure of, 77, 175,220 from horses to automobiles, 75, 94, 98, 107, 109, 128–130, 135 transfer of, 75, 77, 127–129 in women's ...
Imes Chiu, 2008
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Learn Design for IOS Development
Flat design represents a sort of minimalism that moves away from the realism of skeuomorphism. Though simpler to look at, it is seen as being more sophisticated and versatile than its realistic cousin skeuomorphism. Flat design also offers ...
Sian Morson, 2013
9
Mobile Prototyping with Axure 7
Will Hacker. While the debate between skeuomorphism versus flat design is important to designers, the main thing to know when creating prototypes in Axure isthat eachplatform hasitsownvisual design guidelines and language. This is what ...
Will Hacker, 2013
10
Computers as Theatre
Let's com- pare the minimalism of Sir Ive's designs for Apple with skeuomorphism as styles. Skeuomorphism delights in imitating materials or techniques different from those actually being used; for example, a computer-based address book ...
Brenda Laurel, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SKEUOMORPHISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term skeuomorphism is used in the context of the following news items.
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Skeuomorphism at the College Art Association Conference: Or, the …
He went on to state the question posed to the day's panel, which asked “whether skeuomorphism is good design, allowing users to relate to a concrete but ... «ARTnews, Feb 15»
2
Why Skeuomorphism Is Like A Classic Car
In what I assure you is the most gorgeously shot, poetically narrated video you will watch all day, designer Neven Mrgan waxes about how skeuomorphism—the ... «Co.Design, Jan 15»
3
Skeuomorphism vs. flat design: It's an ongoing conversation
The popular debate that made skeuomorphism a household word among a certain class of people started around the release of iOS 7, when the iPhone ... «The Next Web, Jan 15»
4
How Steve Jobs brought skeuomorphism back to Apple in 1999
Although he gets most of the blame for it, skeuomorphism wasn't really Scott Forstall's fault. He was just following the orders of his boss and mentor, Steve Jobs. «Cult of Mac, Oct 14»
5
The Untold Story Of How Steve Jobs Reintroduced His Signature …
The first piece of Apple software to demonstrate skeuomorphism was, arguably, ... After Jobs was fired from Apple in 1985, skeuomorphism faded as a design ... «Business Insider, Oct 14»
6
Skeuomorphism Will Never Go Away, And That's a Good Thing
Just a year and a half ago, we noted the demise of skeuomorphism in Apple interface design. Today, Co.Design's John Brownlee points out that "the most-hated ... «Gizmodo, Oct 14»
7
What Life Would Be Like If Skeuomorphism Ruled Our iPad Gestures
The concept is called Touch Tools, and it's best described as skeuomorphism applied to interaction design. The group of engineers at Carnegie Mellon behind ... «Gizmodo, May 14»
8
Apple Skeuomorphism Reconstructed In 3-D
Before the facelift of iOS 7, Apple took a lot of flack—much of it from us—for its cheesy use of skeuomorphism, or the ways it would imitate real world textures, like ... «Co.Design, Dec 13»
9
Farewell, Skeuomorphism: iBooks Gets an iOS 7 Update
When iOS 7 launched back in September, a few Apple apps not built-into the OS kept their classic skeuomorphic designs. Over the last two months, Apple has ... «Mashable, Nov 13»
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Apple's iOS 7 Redefines Industrial Design Through "Evil …
Now, the latest iteration of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 7 has finally been distanced from this visual skeuomorphism, a term often used (or co-opted) to ... «Co.Design, Sep 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Skeuomorphism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/skeuomorphism>. Jun 2019 ».
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