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cameo

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cameo \Cam"e*o\ (k[a^]m"[-e]*[-o]), noun; pl. {Cameos} (k[a^]m"[-e]*[=o]z). [It. cammeo; akin to F. cam['e]e, cama["i]eu, Sp. camafeo, LL. camaeus, camahutus; of unknown origin.] A carving in relief, esp. one on a small scale used as a jewel for personal adornment, or like. [1913 Webster +PJC]

Note: Most cameos are carved in a material which has layers of different colors, such stones as the onyx and sardonyx, and various kinds of shells, being used. The classical cameos made in Italy are carved on a seashell (see {cameo conch}, below), having an olive figure carved from the inner layer of the shell in relief on the white background of the outer layer of the shell.

{Cameo conch} (Zool.), a large, marine, univalve shell, esp. {Cassis cameo}, {Cassis rua}, and allied species, used for cutting cameos. See {Quern conch}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

cameo

noun

1: engraving or carving in low relief on a stone (as in a brooch or ring)


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I used Abduction! for Firefox or Webpage Screenshot for Chrome to get this series of SCREENSHOTS.

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I don't want Uncle Sam having my SIM Card PRIVATE keys.

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This is a Thumbnail of the particularly interesting partial SCREENSHOT above. The really fine print is not legible, but if it's slightly oversized, it can be read in the thumbnail. Generally, in the thumbnail, you can't read the fine print. In the fine print I say that I'm using all of these copyrighted and trademarked seals and logos and images without the permission of the intellectual property owners. I am stating that these parties are not endorsing my website and that I am not related to them in any capacity. I state that my ideas and suggestions might affect them or might be related to their industries or areas of interests and that I am addressing these parties and institutions.

I allow commentary on the home page and variants of "Cool." I may not stay with DISQUS but right now it suits me - at least in these places.

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Thursday, March 5, 2015 4:05:25 PM Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

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