easel: Meaning and Definition of

ea•sel

Pronunciation: (?'zul), [key]
? n.
  1. a stand or frame for supporting or displaying at an angle an artist's canvas, a blackboard, a china plate, etc.
  2. Also calleda frame, often with adjustable masks, used to hold photographic paper flat and control borders when printing enlargements.
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