Origin of barye
< French < Greek barýs heavy
- An·toine Louis [ahn-twan lwee] /ɑ̃ˈtwan lwi/, 1795–1875, French sculptor and painter.
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Examples from the Web for barye
Five days of the week he went to Barye's studio and worked for the master.
He deserted his day's work at Barye's and remained at home modelling.
Barye's voice had been light, but the sculptor knew the underlying ring in it.
It has been said of Barye that his paintings were unsatisfactory on that score.
Barye's poetry, however, was the unalterable poetry of life.
- a unit of pressure in the cgs system equal to one dyne per square centimetre. 1 barye is equivalent to 1 microbar
C19: from French, from Greek barus heavy
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