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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Mural \Mu"ral\, a. [F., fr. L. muralis, fr. murus wall. See
Mure a wall.]
1. Of or pertaining to a wall; being on, or in, a wall;
growing on, or against, a wall; as, a mural quadrant.
"Mural breach." --Milton. "Mural fruit." --Evelyn.
2. Resembling a wall; perpendicular or steep; as, a mural
Mural circle (Astron.), a graduated circle, in the plane of
the meridian, attached permanently to a perpendicular
wall; -- used for measuring arcs of the meridian. See
Circle, n., 3.
Mural crown (Rom. Antiq.), a golden crown, or circle of
gold indented so as to resemble a battlement, bestowed on
him who first mounted the wall of a besieged place, and
there lodged a standard.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: of or relating to walls; "mural painting"
n 1: a painting that is applied to a wall surface [syn: mural,
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
37 Moby Thesaurus words for "mural":
abstract, abstraction, altarpiece, block print, collage,
color print, copy, cyclorama, daub, diptych, engraving, fresco,
icon, illumination, illustration, image, likeness, miniature,
montage, mosaic, panorama, parietal, partitioned, photograph,
picture, print, representation, reproduction, septal,
stained glass window, stencil, still life, tableau, tapestry,
triptych, wall painting, walled
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