Saturday, February 5, 2011

Fragment Vocabulary

Fragment by Warren Fahy

Pointillism: a theory and technique developed by the neo-impressionists, based on the principle that juxtaposed dots of pure color, as blue and yellow, are optically mixed into the resulting hue, as green, by the viewer

Integument: a natural covering, as a skin, shell, or rind.

Anteriad: toward the anterior portion of the body

Tonsorial: of or relating to a barber or the work of a barber

Dyno: a dynamic move, also known as the dyno move, is one used often in rock climbing. It is used to overcome situations when your next dead point isn't within reach.

Caldera: a volcanic crater that has a diameter many times that of the vent and is formed by collapse of the central part of a volcano or by explosions of extraordinary violence

Sagittal: of or relating to the suture between the parietal bones of the skull
2: of, relating to, situated in, or being the median plane of the body or any plane parallel to it

(aside) Parietal Bone: either of a pair of bones of the roof of the skull between the frontal bones and the occipital bones

Effulge: To cause to shine with abundance of light; to radiate; to beam.

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