cire perdue

   French for lost-wax casting. (pr. seer payr-doo') Also see sincere.

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  • Cire Perdue — 1 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Cire perdue —   [ siːr pɛr dy; französisch cire »Wachs« und perdue »verloren«] die, , beim Bronze oder Goldguss die über einen tönernen Kern modellierte und beim Guss wegschmelzende Wachsform. (Bildguss) * * * Cire per|due [sirper dy], die; [frz. = verlorenes… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Cire perdue — Cire per|due [sirpɛr dy] die; <aus gleichbed. fr. cire perdue, eigtl. »verlorenes Wachs«> beim Bronzeguss über einem tönernen Kern modellierte u. beim Guss wegschmelzende Wachsform …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Cire perdue — 1. Modèle en cire …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cire perdue — /sear per dooh , dyooh /; Fr. /seerdd perdd dyuu /, Metall. See lost wax process. [1875 80; short for F moulage à cire perdue mold on lost wax] * * * …   Universalium

  • cire perdue — cire per|due sb. (en støbeteknik) …   Dansk ordbog

  • cire perdue — noun lost wax …   Wiktionary

  • cire perdue — [ˌsɪə pə: dju:] noun a method of casting bronze using a clay core and a wax coating placed in a mould; the wax is melted in the mould and bronze poured into the space left, producing a hollow bronze figure when the core is discarded. Origin Fr.,… …   English new terms dictionary

  • cire perdue — /sɪə ˈpɜdju/ (say sear perdyooh) noun → lost wax process. {French: lost wax} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cire perdue — n. a method of bronze casting using a clay core and a wax coating placed in a mould: the wax is melted in the mould and bronze poured into the space left, producing a hollow bronze figure when the core is discarded. Etymology: F, = lost wax …   Useful english dictionary


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