A decal or transfer is a plastic, cloth or papersubstrate that has printed on it a pattern that can be moved to another surface upon contact, usually with the aid of heat or water. The word is short for "decalcomania." Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... Household items made out of plastic. ... It has been suggested that Textile be merged into this article or section. ... Piece of A4 paper Paper is a thin material produced by the amalgamation of plant fibres, which are subsequently held together without extra binder, largely by hydrogen bonds and to a large degree by fiber entanglement. ... Substrate is a term used in printing, mainly industrial printing, to describe the base material that images will be printed onto. ... A pattern is a form, template, or model (or, more abstractly, a set of rules) which can be used to make or to generate things or parts of a thing, especially if the things that are generated have enough in common for the underlying pattern to be inferred or discerned... An open surface with X-, Y-, and Z-contours shown. ... Look up Contact in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... In physics, heat, symbolized by Q, is defined as energy in transit. ... Water is a tasteless, odourless substance that is essential to all known forms of life and is known as the universal solvent. ... Decalcomania is a surrealist technique originated by Oscar Dominguez (and called by him decalcomania with no preconceived object) in 1936 in which gouache is spread thinly on a sheet of paper or other surface (glass has been used), which is then pressed onto another surface such as a canvas. ...
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