- decoration of spiral lines, esp. as cut by a scroll saw.
Useful english dictionary. 2012.
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Scrollwork — is an element of ornamentation and graphic design. The various forms are named by their supposed resemblance to the edge on view of a parchment scroll. Scrollwork is most commonly associated with Baroque Architecture, though it saw uses in almost … Wikipedia
scrollwork — [skrōlwʉrk΄] n. 1. ornamental work marked by scrolls 2. ornamental work done with a scroll saw … English World dictionary
scrollwork — /skrohl werrk /, n. 1. decorative work in which scroll forms figure prominently. 2. ornamental work cut out with a scroll saw. [1730 40; SCROLL + WORK] * * * ▪ architecture in architecture and furniture design, use of curved elements suggesting… … Universalium
scrollwork — noun Date: 1739 ornamentation characterized by scrolls; especially fancy designs in wood often made with a scroll saw … New Collegiate Dictionary
scrollwork — noun Ornamentation in a scroll pattern, especially in woodwork … Wiktionary
Scrollwork — Украшение букв завитками; Орнамент в виде завитков … Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии
scrollwork — scroll|work [ skroul,wɜrk ] noun uncount designs that look like SCROLLS, used for decoration … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
scrollwork — n. ornamental work based on spiral or curved patterns; decorative object created on a scroll saw … English contemporary dictionary
scrollwork — noun decoration consisting of spiral lines or patterns … English new terms dictionary
scrollwork — noun (U) technical decoration in the shape of scrolls … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
scrollwork — scroll•work [[t]ˈskroʊlˌwɜrk[/t]] n. 1) decorative work containing scroll forms 2) ornamental work cut out with a scroll saw • Etymology: 1730–40 … From formal English to slang