Another name for silicon carbide, this is a hard crystalline substance used as an abrasive and in refractory compounds.
Japanese narrative paintings from the 10th century, when the Tale of Genji
Example: Marasaki Shikibu (Illustrated Scroll of Lady Marasaki's Diary), 13th century.
A unit of distance measurement equal to three feet, or 36 inches. To convert yards into centimeters, multiply them by 91.44; into meters, x 0.9144. Abbreviated yd.
Abbreviation for yard.
In painting, a tendency on the part of binding media to turn a tint towards yellow. This is most likely to occur when linseed oil is included.