Definition of Vignette. Meaning of Vignette. Synonyms of Vignette

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Definition of Vignette

Vignette
Vignette Vi*gnette" (?; 277), n. [F. vignette, fr. vigne a vine. See Vine, and cf. Vinette.] 1. (Arch.) A running ornament consisting of leaves and tendrils, used in Gothic architecture. 2. A decorative design, originally representing vine branches or tendrils, at the head of a chapter, of a manuscript or printed book, or in a similar position; hence, by extension, any small picture in a book; hence, also, as such pictures are often without a definite bounding line, any picture, as an engraving, a photograph, or the like, which vanishes gradually at the edge.
Vignette
Vignette Vi*gnette", v. t. To make, as an engraving or a photograph, with a border or edge insensibly fading away.
Vignette
Vignette Vi*gnette", n. A picture, illustration, or depiction in words, esp. one of a small or dainty kind.

Meaning of Vignette from wikipedia

- Look up vignette in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Vignette may refer to: Vignette (entertainment), a sketch in a sketch comedy Vignette (graphic design)...
- A vignette (/vɪnˈjɛt/ , also /viːnˈ-/) is a French loanword expressing a short and descriptive piece of writing that captures a brief period in time. Vignettes...
- In photography and optics, vignetting (/vɪnˈjɛtŋ/; vin-YET-ing) is a reduction of an image's brightness or saturation toward the periphery compared to...
- A vignette is a short description of one or more hypothetical characters or situation. They are used in quantitative surveys or in qualitative studies...
- In philately, the vignette is the central part of a postage stamp design, such as, a monarch's head or a pictorial design, which often shades off gradually...
- Vignette Corporation was a company that offered a suite of content management, web portal, collaboration, do****ent management, and records management software...
- A vignette in psychological and sociological experiments presents a hypothetical situation, to which research parti****nts respond thereby revealing their...
- The Vignettes Hut (French: Cabane des Vignettes) is an alpine hut, located south of Arolla in the Swiss canton of Valais. It lies at a height of 3,160...
- Vignette is a form of road pricing imposed on vehicles, usually in addition to the compulsory road tax, based on a period of time the vehicle may use the...
- A vignette, in graphic design, is a French loanword meaning a unique form for a frame to an image, either illustration or photograph. Rather than the image's...