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illustration in Painting and drawing topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishillustrationil‧lus‧tra‧tion /ˌɪləˈstreɪʃən/ ●●○ AWL noun  1 [countable]TCNPICTURE a picture in a book, article etc, especially one that helps you to understand it The book contains 62 pages of illustrations.2 [countable, uncountable]SHOW/BE A SIGN OF a story, event, action etc that shows the truth or existence of something very clearlyillustration of a striking illustration of 19th-century attitudes to women For the purposes of illustration, some of the more important symptoms are listed below.see thesaurus at example3 [uncountable]AVP the act or process of illustrating something
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illustrationThe best illustration of what the relationship involved is found in the careers of two esquires, Nicholas Molyneux and John Winter.They are beyond and outside what was obligatory book illustration.The new encyclopedia is full of color illustrations and photographs.Two simple illustrations may be given.Who did the illustrations for the book? They're lovely.Taken as a set, the most critical performance-driven distinctions that emerge from the illustrations operate at two levels.In the illustration, the pullover is shown with the motif in allover repeat, using the central row of diamonds version.The illustration of the horizontal organization presents the richest contrast to that of the vertical.So there was often an element of delusion about zoological illustration.illustration ofThe wrecked car was a graphic illustration of the dangers of being hit from the side.