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English Dictionary: artīstī by the DICT Development Group
6 results for artīstī
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
art
n
  1. the products of human creativity; works of art collectively; "an art exhibition"; "a fine collection of art"
    Synonym(s): art, fine art
  2. the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
    Synonym(s): art, artistic creation, artistic production
  3. a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art"
    Synonym(s): art, artistry, prowess
  4. photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication; "the publisher was responsible for all the artwork in the book"
    Synonym(s): artwork, art, graphics, nontextual matter
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Art \Art\ ([aum]rt).
      The second person singular, indicative mode, present tense,
      of the substantive verb {Be}; but formed after the analogy of
      the plural are, with the ending -t, as in thou shalt, wilt,
      orig. an ending of the second person sing. pret. Cf. {Be}.
      Now used only in solemn or poetical style.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Art \Art\ ([aum]rt), n. [F. art, L. ars, artis, orig., skill in
      joining or fitting; prob. akin to E. arm, aristocrat,
      article.]
      1. The employment of means to accomplish some desired end;
            the adaptation of things in the natural world to the uses
            of life; the application of knowledge or power to
            practical purposes.
  
                     Blest with each grace of nature and of art. --Pope.
  
      2. A system of rules serving to facilitate the performance of
            certain actions; a system of principles and rules for
            attaining a desired end; method of doing well some special
            work; -- often contradistinguished from science or
            speculative principles; as, the art of building or
            engraving; the art of war; the art of navigation.
  
                     Science is systematized knowledge . . . Art is
                     knowledge made efficient by skill.      --J. F.
                                                                              Genung.
  
      3. The systematic application of knowledge or skill in
            effecting a desired result. Also, an occupation or
            business requiring such knowledge or skill.
  
                     The fishermen can't employ their art with so much
                     success in so troubled a sea.            --Addison.
  
      4. The application of skill to the production of the
            beautiful by imitation or design, or an occupation in
            which skill is so employed, as in painting and sculpture;
            one of the fine arts; as, he prefers art to literature.
  
      5. pl. Those branches of learning which are taught in the
            academical course of colleges; as, master of arts.
  
                     In fearless youth we tempt the heights of arts.
                                                                              --Pope.
  
                     Four years spent in the arts (as they are called in
                     colleges) is, perhaps, laying too laborious a
                     foundation.                                       --Goldsmith.
  
      6. Learning; study; applied knowledge, science, or letters.
            [Archaic]
  
                     So vast is art, so narrow human wit.   --Pope.
  
      7. Skill, dexterity, or the power of performing certain
            actions, acquired by experience, study, or observation;
            knack; as, a man has the art of managing his business to
            advantage.
  
      8. Skillful plan; device.
  
                     They employed every art to soothe . . . the
                     discontented warriors.                        --Macaulay.
  
      9. Cunning; artifice; craft.
  
                     Madam, I swear I use no art at all.   --Shak.
  
                     Animals practice art when opposed to their superiors
                     in strength.                                       --Crabb.
  
      10. The black art; magic. [Obs.] --Shak.
  
      {Art and part} (Scots Law), share or concern by aiding and
            abetting a criminal in the perpetration of a crime,
            whether by advice or by assistance in the execution;
            complicity.
  
      Note: The arts are divided into various classes.
  
      {The useful, mechanical, [or] industrial arts} are those in
            which the hands and body are more concerned than the mind;
            as in making clothes and utensils. These are called
            trades.
  
      {The fine arts} are those which have primarily to do with
            imagination and taste, and are applied to the production
            of what is beautiful. They include poetry, music,
            painting, engraving, sculpture, and architecture; but the
            term is often confined to painting, sculpture, and
            architecture.
  
      {The liberal arts} (artes liberales, the higher arts, which,
            among the Romans, only freemen were permitted to pursue)
            were, in the Middle Ages, these seven branches of
            learning, -- grammar, logic, rhetoric, arithmetic,
            geometry, music, and astronomy. In modern times the
            liberal arts include the sciences, philosophy, history,
            etc., which compose the course of academical or collegiate
            education. Hence, degrees in the arts; master and bachelor
            of arts.
  
                     In America, literature and the elegant arts must
                     grow up side by side with the coarser plants of
                     daily necessity.                                 --Irving.
  
      Syn: Science; literature; aptitude; readiness; skill;
               dexterity; adroitness; contrivance; profession;
               business; trade; calling; cunning; artifice; duplicity.
               See {Science}.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   -ard \-ard\, -art \-art\
      The termination of many English words; as, coward, reynard,
      drunkard, mostly from the French, in which language this
      ending is of German origin, being orig. the same word as
      English hard. It usually has the sense of one who has to a
      high or excessive degree the quality expressed by the root;
      as, braggart, sluggard.

From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:
   Art, TX
      Zip code(s): 76820

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
   ART
  
      A {real-time} {functional language}.   It timestamps
      each data value when it was created.
  
      ["Applicative Real-Time Programming", M. Broy, PROC IFIP 1983,
      N-H].
  
      (1996-01-15)
  
  
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