Definition of vermiculation in English:

vermiculation

Line breaks: ver¦micu|la¦tion
Pronunciation: /vəmɪkjʊˈleɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

1A marking made by, or resembling the track of, a worm.
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  • Then use the stencil pulled tightly over the back of your fish to spray the vermiculation quickly and easily.
  • Dennis will show you everything from mixing paints to airbrushing vermiculations on the cheek and body of a smallmouth bass.
1.1 [mass noun] Architecture Wavy lines cut into the surface of stone, used for decoration.
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  • Here it is used to give the same kind of textural effect that classical architects achieved using a spaghetti-like random pattern called vermiculation.

Origin

early 17th century: from Latin vermiculatio(n-), from the verb vermiculari (see vermiculate).

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