sfumato

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Etymology[edit]

Italian sfumato (shaded, toned down) (1909).

Noun[edit]

sfumato (usually uncountable, plural sfumatos)

  1. In painting, the application of subtle layers of translucent paint so that there is no visible transition between colors, tones and often objects.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

sfumato m (feminine sfumata, masculine plural sfumati, feminine plural sfumate)

  1. past participle of sfumare

Adjective[edit]

sfumato m (feminine sfumata, masculine plural sfumati, feminine plural sfumate)

  1. shaded
  2. hazy
  3. disappeared