Translation: from spanish

a half-length portrait

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  • half-length — [haf′leŋkth΄] adj. 1. of half the full length 2. showing a person from the waist up: said of a portrait n. a half length portrait …   English World dictionary

  • half-length — I noun a portrait showing the body from only the waist up • Hypernyms: ↑portrait, ↑portrayal II adjective 1. representing only the upper half of the body a half length portrait • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • half-length — half′ length n. 1) something that is only half a full length or height, esp. a portrait of the upper half of the body, including the hands 2) of half the complete length or height • Etymology: 1690–1700 …   From formal English to slang

  • half-length — /haf lengkth , length , lenth , hahf /, n. 1. something that is only half a full length or height, esp. a portrait that shows only the upper half of the body, including the hands. adj. 2. of half the complete length or height. [1690 1700] * * * …   Universalium

  • half-length — /ˈhaf lɛŋθ/ (say hahf length) noun 1. a portrait showing only the upper part of the body, including the hands. –adjective 2. of or denoting such a portrait. 3. of or relating to a coat, dress, etc., which is not full length …   Australian English dictionary

  • half-length — noun Date: 1699 something (as a portrait) that is or represents only half the complete length …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • half — n., adj., & adv. n. (pl. halves) 1 either of two equal or corresponding parts or groups into which a thing is or might be divided. 2 colloq. = half back. 3 colloq. half a pint, esp. of beer etc. 4 either of two equal periods of play in sports. 5… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Portrait of a Man with a Medal of Cosimo the Elder — Infobox Painting| title=Portrait of a Man with the Medal of Cosimo de Medici the Elder artist=Sandro Botticelli year=c. 1474 1475 type=Tempera on panel height=57,5 width=44 city=Florence museum=Uffizi Portrait of a Man with the Medal of Cosimo de …   Wikipedia

  • Portrait painting — See Portrait for more about the general topic of portraits. Portrait painting is a genre in painting, where the intent is to depict the visual appearance of the subject. Beside human beings, animals, pets and even inanimate objects can be chosen… …   Wikipedia

  • portrait — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 a painting or photograph ADJECTIVE ▪ full length, half length ▪ oil, pastel, etc. ▪ photographic ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Portrait of an American Family — Studio album by Marilyn Manson Releas …   Wikipedia


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