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Escher figure

  

      n      another name for       impossible figure  
     (named after M. C. Escher (1898--1970), Dutch graphic artist who produced many such drawings)  
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impossible figure  
      n   a picture of an object that at first sight looks three-dimensional but cannot be a two-dimensional projection of a real three-dimensional object, for example a picture of a staircase that re-enters itself while appearing to ascend continuously,   (Also called)    Escher figure         

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Esher, eschewer, eschar, eschew

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v.
to cover with a thin layer of paint applied with a dry brush in order to soften or blur a figure or outline
an art term

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