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Extended usages The word palimpsest
also refers to a plaque which has been turned around and engraved on what was originally the back.
The most famous recent example of an original or early manuscript is the discovery of the Archimedes palimpsest
hidden in a much later prayer
and the clouds.
whichever the case, he has greatly tempered the story's brutality the old-fashioned way: He puts an appealing, sympathetic star at the center and surrounds him with beautiful visuals, with a darkly contrasting color palette
of bruising black and blue." This three chip architecture allowed for larger and more numerous sprites, an expanded color palette
, more onscreen colors, and improved sound capabilities compared to other systems available in the 8-bit console market when it launched.
used is monotonous, with variety from grayish-blue to brown.
s used for orig
inal Game Boy games when playing an orig
inal Game Boy game on a later system, the user can choose which color palette
ISBN 0-203-20421-2 At the bottom of the palette
a bovine image is seen knocking down the walls of a city while trampling on a fallen foe.
The Triple white New Beetle convertible takes its colour palette
from the orig
inal Triple white Super Beetle convertible of the late 1970s.
It had color graphics (16 colors) with programmable palette
, few resolution
Depicted to preside over music, the one on the left holds a harp in her rig
ht hand; depicted to preside over painting, the one on the rig
ht displays a palette
in her left hand.
Moving a few inches at a time, the maker inserts a heated palette
knife into the joint, heating the glue.
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