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{ ||Chia`ro*scu"ro (?), ||Chi*a"ro-os*cu"ro (?), } n. [It., clear dark.] (a) The arrangement of light and dark parts in a work of art, such as a drawing or painting, whether in monochrome or in color. (b) The art or practice of so arranging the light and dark parts as to produce a harmonious effect. Cf. Clair-obscur.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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