easel definition

  • noun:
    • An upright frame for displaying or supporting one thing, like an artist's canvas.
    • An upright framework, typically on three legs, for showing or encouraging something, such as for example an artist’s fabric.
    • A frame (commonly) of wood serving to keep a canvas upright, or almost upright, the painter's convenience or for convention.
    • A-frame in the form of a tripod for supporting a blackboard, report, or canvas in design and painting; also, a similar framework used as a rest for portfolios, huge publications, etc.
    • a photo tiny adequate to be put on an easel for convention after completion.
    • an upright tripod for showing anything (usually an artist's canvas)
  • others:
    • Eastward.

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