Cubism vs Mangling - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between cubism and mangling

is that cubism is (often|capitalized) an artistic movement in the early 20th century characterized by the depiction of natural forms as geometric structures of planes while mangling is an act in which something is mangled.

As a verb mangling is

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cubism

English

Alternative forms

* Cubism

Noun

(wikipedia cubism) (-)
  • (often, capitalized) An artistic movement in the early 20th Century characterized by the depiction of natural forms as geometric structures of planes.
  • * 2003 , The New Yorker , 3 March,
  • Matisse coined the name Cubism as a derisive joke.
  • * 2005 , The New Yorker , 29 Aug, p. 78,
  • A few recall that, in 1908, he [Matisse] inspired the coinage of the term “cubism,” in disparagement of a movement that would eclipse his leading influence on the Parisian avant-garde.

    mangling

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • An act in which something is mangled
  • * {{quote-book, year=1851, author=Edited by Mrs. M. H. Adams, title=Small Means and Great Ends, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=After having been an inmate of our family nine years, having suffered countless frights and manglings from the many kittens we had kept in the time, he at last died by the claws of the family cat, when released one fine afternoon for an airing, and to have his cage cleaned. }}
  • * {{quote-news, year=2005, date=April 22, author=Liz Armstrong, Kabir Hamid, Monica Kendrick, Peter Margasak, title=The Treatment, work=Chicago Reader citation
  • , passage=That disc comes on the heels of Background Check, a compilation of oddities and rarities that includes obligatory (though still addictive) punk manglings of pop hits like "I Ran" and "I've Got the Music in Me," as well as presumably more respectable numbers like "Oh Bondage, Up Yours!" and "12XU." }}