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Secco

Secco is a surname of Italian origin, which means dry. It may refer to:

  • Alessio Secco (b. 1970), Italian professional football manager
  • Deborah Secco (b. 1979), Brazilian actress
  • Louis Secco (b. 1927), Canadian Olympic ice hockey player
  • Andres Secco (b.1959), A reputed Chemical Engineer in Chile, South american Judo Contestant

Secco is a musical term meaning "dry", "without resonance" or "quick".

Secco or Fresco-secco is a type of mural painting where paint is applied to dry plaster on a wall.

The Collaborative International Dictionary

Secco

Secco \Sec"co\, a. [It.] Dry.

Secco painting, or Painting in secco, painting on dry plaster, as distinguished from fresco painting, which is on wet or fresh plaster.

Wiktionary

secco

a. 1 (context art English) dry 2 (context music English) dry – sparse accompaniment, staccato, without resonance

Usage examples of "secco".

After gesturing to Secco and Lobb to take the two Spaniards down to the cabin, Ned took the women by the arm and moved aft.

Ned led the way down to the cabin, where Lobb and Secco were lighting lanterns and the two Spaniards were trying to look at ease.

Ned and Secco had estimated it would take at most five hours, so to ensure arriving at Portobelo at dawn, the buccaneers left the Rio Guanche just before midnight.

La schiena dell'elfa era forte e muscolosa, ma coperta di cicatrici che rendevano la sua pelle simi­le a uno strato di fango secco percorso da crepe.

Vidi con mio grande piacere che portavano l'imbarcazione in secco, perché avevo temuto che la lasciassero ancorata a debita distanza dalla sponda, e che qualcuno restasse di sentinella a bordo, nel qual caso non avremmo potuto impadronircene.

And Abaga, in consequence of the damages done to his lands by king Kaidu, sent his son Argon with a very great number of horsemen into the country of the Arbor Secco, as far as the river Ion, where they remained to protect the country against king Kaidu's people.

Passai buona parte del giorno in preda a queste tormentose fantasie, ma alla fine, vedendo che la nave era quasi completamente in secco, mi avvicinai il più possibile procedendo sul fondo sabbioso, poi raggiunsi la nave a nuoto.

They had left the Little Tujunga Road, and driven out over rough country to the southeast side of the ranch, down a narrow and stony arrayo secco, and then up through a sloping grove of white firs.

Assaggiò un paio di cucchiaiate dell'insipida zuppa di cavoli e pane secco, ma riuscì a stento a trattenerla nello stomaco.