Art meaning

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A skill that is attained by study, practice, or observation.

The art of negotiation.

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The definition of art is the product of imagination and creativity, particularly in a physical form.

A painting, theatrical performance and a sculpture are each an example of art.

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A nonscientific branch of learning; one of the liberal arts.
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(printing) Illustrative material, especially in contrast to text.
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Any specific skill or its application.

The art of making friends.

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Any craft, trade, or profession, or its principles.

The cobbler's art, the physician's art.

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A field or category of art, such as music, ballet, or literature.
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Article.
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To utilize knowledge or skill according to rules and principles to create something. A business, occupation, or pursuit that depends upon a skill. In patent law, the method, process, or technique for creating something or for achieving a useful result.
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Human ability to make things; creativity of man as distinguished from the world of nature.
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Skill; craftsmanship.
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Creative work or its principles; a making or doing of things that display form, beauty, and unusual perception: art includes painting, sculpture, architecture, music, literature, drama, the dance, etc.
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Products of creative work; paintings, statues, etc.
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Sly or cunning trick; wile.
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Eye dialect spelling of heart.
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Artful behavior; cunning.
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Of or for works of art or artists.

Art gallery, art colony.

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Article.
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Artificial.
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(uncountable) The conscious production or arrangement of sounds, colours, forms, movements, or other elements in a manner that affects the sense of beauty, specifically the production of the beautiful in a graphic or plastic medium.

There is a debate as to whether graffiti is art or vandalism.

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Braggart.

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Assisted reproductive technology.
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(uncountable) Activity intended to make something special.
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(uncountable) A re-creation of reality according to the artist's metaphysical value judgments.
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(uncountable) The study and the product of these processes.
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(uncountable) Aesthetic value.
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(uncountable, printing) Artwork.
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(countable) A field or category of art, such as painting, sculpture, music, ballet, or literature.
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(countable) A nonscientific branch of learning; one of the liberal arts.
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(countable) Skill that is attained by study, practice, or observation.
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(archaic) Second-person singular simple present form of be.

How great thou art!

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Any branch of creative work, esp. painting, drawing, or work in any other graphic or plastic medium.
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Pictorial and decorative material accompanying the text in a newspaper, magazine, or advertising layout.
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Origin of art

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin ars art- ar- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Old English eart er-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, from Old English eart (“(thou) art”), second-person singular present indicative of wesan, from Proto-Germanic *ar-t (“(thou) art", originally, "(thou) becamest”), second-person singular preterite indicative form of *iraną (“to rise, be quick, become active”), from Proto-Indo-European *er-, *or(w)- (“to lift, rise, set in motion”). Cognate with Faroese ert (“art”), Icelandic ert (“art”), Old English earon (“are”), from the same preterite-present Germanic verb. More at are.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English art, from Old French art, from Latin artem, accusative of ars "art". Displaced native Middle English liste (“art”) (from Old English list).

    From Wiktionary

  • A representation of the pronunciation of heart by a speaker whose dialect lacks the voiceless glottal fricative or transition (IPA: [h]).

    From Wiktionary