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easel

a frame, usually in the form of an upright tripod, used for supporting or displaying an artist's canvas, blackboard, etc.

easel

[′ē·zəl]
(graphic arts)
A standing frame, often adjustable, used to hold a painting in process, or to display a chart in meetings.

Easel

(Easel Corporation) A Burlington, Massachusetts software tools company founded in 1981. It was acquired by VMARK Software in 1995. Easel developed client/server tools based on its ESL technology and its Smalltalk-based ObjectStudio. See VMARK and Ardent.
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Bruce Addison from Bonhams said: "The star of the show is the Winsor and Newton easel that Jack Vettriano used in the early days of his career and has kept for over 40 years.
PARKING BAY: Charles Evans at work in Seahouses with a parking ticket for his easel.
It's clear that the members of the Arts Circle were much better at fishing than the Easel Club, whose first catalogue could only claim The Minnow Catcher and The Tired Angler.
In promoting healthy beverage alternatives, Island Oasis is offering a new promotional kit, "The Good For You Smoothie," featuring bib aprons, stickers, static clings, a counter mat and an easel back poster for on-premise retailers.
The Liverpool Clipper set sail from Panama on race four ofthe Clipper round the world yacht race on Saturday,writes Alan Easel.
3M'a Wall Display System combines the best features of projectors, digital whiteboards, easel pads, and multimedia systems in a single, versatile unit.
nobody has y et claimed them to be akin to, or even the prototype of, the modern easel painting" (99).
For display a sturdy easel was constructed from two by fours.
On the opposite side, an artist's easel or chair, with a cubistic rendition of the Venus de Milo, harks back to Dali's art-school experiences of drawing from plaster casts, one of which stands immediately behind the easel.
Legal professionals can convert meeting notes directly from an easel to a PC using the electronic easel conversion kit by MagnaPlan Corp.
Outline your objectives on a slide or easel so the audience is cleat about what you are going to discuss.
Provide a diagram of the room and find out where to place the easel, overhead, etc.