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Definition of chiaroscuro noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

chiaroscuro

 noun
noun
NAmE//kiˌɑrəˈskʊroʊ//
 
, NAmE//kiˌɑrəˈskyʊroʊ//
 
[uncountable] (art)
 
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the way light and shade are shown; the contrast between light and shade
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: chiaroscuro