fresh/fresco
(falso amigo) El inglés, además de fresco, tiene el significado de nuevo, reciente, incluso puro. Ahora bien, fresh water no es agua fresca cuando se usa en oposición a agua del mar, sino agua dulce.

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  • Fresco — (plural either frescos or frescoes ) is any of several related painting types, done on plaster on walls or ceilings. The word fresco comes from the Italian word affresco which derives from the adjective fresco ( fresh ), which has Latin origins.… …   Wikipedia

  • fresco — 1590s, in fresco, lit. in fresh, with a sense of painted on fresh mortar or plaster, from It. fresco cool, fresh, from P.Gmc. *friskaz (see FRESH (Cf. fresh) (1)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Fresh — (fr[e^]sh), a. [Compar. {Fresher} (fr[e^]sh [ e]r); superl. {Freshest}.] [OE. fresch, AS. fersc; akin to D. versch, G. frisch, OHG. frisc, Sw. frisk, Dan. frisk, fersk, Icel. fr[imac]skr frisky, brisk, ferskr fresh; cf. It. fresco, OF. fres,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fresh breeze — Fresh Fresh (fr[e^]sh), a. [Compar. {Fresher} (fr[e^]sh [ e]r); superl. {Freshest}.] [OE. fresch, AS. fersc; akin to D. versch, G. frisch, OHG. frisc, Sw. frisk, Dan. frisk, fersk, Icel. fr[imac]skr frisky, brisk, ferskr fresh; cf. It. fresco, OF …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fresh gale — Fresh Fresh (fr[e^]sh), a. [Compar. {Fresher} (fr[e^]sh [ e]r); superl. {Freshest}.] [OE. fresch, AS. fersc; akin to D. versch, G. frisch, OHG. frisc, Sw. frisk, Dan. frisk, fersk, Icel. fr[imac]skr frisky, brisk, ferskr fresh; cf. It. fresco, OF …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fresh way — Fresh Fresh (fr[e^]sh), a. [Compar. {Fresher} (fr[e^]sh [ e]r); superl. {Freshest}.] [OE. fresch, AS. fersc; akin to D. versch, G. frisch, OHG. frisc, Sw. frisk, Dan. frisk, fersk, Icel. fr[imac]skr frisky, brisk, ferskr fresh; cf. It. fresco, OF …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fresco-secco — (or a secco) is a fresco painting technique in which watercolors are applied to dry plaster that has been moistened to simulate fresh plaster. In true fresco (buon fresco), the plaster is still fresh and has not dried when the watercolors are… …   Wikipedia

  • Fresco — Fres co, n.; pl. {Frescoes} or {Frescos}. [It., fr. fresco fresh; of German origin. See {Fresh}, a.] [1913 Webster] 1. A cool, refreshing state of the air; duskiness; coolness; shade. [R.] Prior. [1913 Webster] 2. (Fine Arts) (a) The art of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fresco — [fres′kō] n. pl. frescoes or frescos [It, fresh < OHG frisc: see FRESH1] 1. the art or technique of painting with watercolors on wet plaster 2. a painting or design so made vt. to paint in fresco …   English World dictionary

  • fresco — ► NOUN (pl. frescoes or frescos) ▪ a painting done on wet plaster on a wall or ceiling, in which the colours become fixed as the plaster dries. DERIVATIVES frescoed adjective. ORIGIN Italian, cool, fresh …   English terms dictionary

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