lithophany

art of making a kind of ornamental glass

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Lithophany — Lithophane Lith o*phane, n. [Litho + Gr. fai nein to show, reveal.] Porcelain impressed with figures which are made distinct by transmitted light, as in a lamp shade or when hung in a window. {Lith o*phan ic}, a. {Li*thoph a*ny}, n. [Webster 1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stones and Rocks — All the words in this list incorporate the element lith , from the Greek lithos stone . Unfortunately, if you ve come looking for a list of different types of stone (a list that would easily run into the thousands) you should really consult a… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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