Definition of Fusain

1. Noun. A stick of black carbon material used for drawing.

Exact synonyms: Charcoal
Generic synonyms: Writing Implement
Derivative terms: Charcoal



Definition of Fusain

1. n. Fine charcoal of willow wood, used as a drawing implement.

Definition of Fusain

1. Noun. Fine charcoal of willow wood, used as a drawing implement. ¹

2. Noun. A drawing made with it. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fusain

1. a fine charcoal used in drawing [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fusain

1. Fine charcoal of willow wood, used as a drawing implement. A drawing made with it. See Charcoal, 2, and Charcoal drawing, under Charcoal. Origin: F, the spindle tree; also, charcoal made from it. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fusain

furylfuramide
furyls
furze-pig
furze-pigs
furze pig
furzechat
furzechats
furzeling
furzen
furzes
furzier
furziest
furzy
fusa
fusain (current term)
fusains
fusaria
fusaric acid
fusariosis
fusarium
fusarium oxysporum
fusarium solani
fusarium wilt
fusarol
fusarole
fusaroles
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fusc
fuscation

Literary usage of Fusain

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1. A Practical Treatise on the Manufacture of Colors for Painting: Comprising by Jean RenĂ© Denis Riffault des HĂȘtres, Armand Denis Vergnaud, G. Alvar Toussaint (1874)
"fusain (spindle tree, prickle wood) black. This black is the result of the calcination of the prickle wood. The dry wood is divided into small rods, ..."

2. Bulletin: Mining and Metallurgical Investigations by Carnegie Institute of Technology, Mining Advisory Board (1922)
"In their opinion, it is particularly dangerous "if the fusain is found ... When you find the fusain in juxtaposition, the fusain is most often not in the ..."

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