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Noun: vignette  vin'yet
  1. A brief literary description
    - sketch
     
  2. A photograph whose edges shade off gradually
     
  3. A small illustrative sketch (as sometimes placed at the beginning of chapters in books)
Verb: vignette  vin'yet
  1. Make (an engraving or photograph) with a border or edge that gradually fades away

Derived forms: vignettes, vignetted, vignetting

Type of: description, exposure, photo, photograph, pic, picture, sketch, study

Encyclopedia: Vignette