Pouncing


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pouncing

[′pau̇ns·iŋ]
(graphic arts)
A method of making copies of patterns and signs; a master drawing is made on paper of the design to be copied, and the lines are traced with a pounce wheel; the teeth perforate the paper with 12 to 24 holes per inch; the master drawing is then placed on the permanent support, and powder is forced through the holes, effectively transferring the drawing.

Pouncing

Using a pounce bag filled with a colored powder to transfer the dotted outlines of a mural design to a wall.
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Under the watchful eye of mum, the cubs, two females and one male, practiced pouncing and tumbled about to the delight of the onlooking reporters.
In the final period, Blaze out-chanced the hosts and equalised with Luke Fulghum pouncing on a rebound.
It has proved a bad few days for Pelton, who also suffered a solitary 1-0 home defeat against Dean Park with Stephen Leonard pouncing for the winner.
After pouncing on a Richard Hope slip Cooke scuffed his shot with only the keeper to beat.
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Preparatory cartoons are drawings on paper used to transfer images to prepared painting or drawing surfaces through pricking and pouncing (spolvero) or incising (calco).
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The Paisley-based police team tracked Bennett before pouncing on Bow as he waited to collect his burger order.