Art vs Where - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between art and where

is that art is while where is the place in which something happens.

As a conjunction where is

while on the contrary; although; whereas.

As an adverb where is

at what place; to what place; what place.

As a pronoun where is

the place in which.



Etymology 1

(etyl) (from (etyl) (m)).


(Art) (Art) (Art)
  • (uncountable) The conscious production or arrangement of sounds, colours, forms, movements, or other elements in a manner that affects the senses and emotions, usually specifically the production of the beautiful in a graphic or plastic medium.
  • (countable) Skillful creative activity, usually with an aesthetic focus.
  • (uncountable) The study and the product of these processes.
  • (uncountable) Aesthetic value.
  • (uncountable) Artwork.
  • (countable) A field or category of art, such as painting, sculpture, music, ballet, or literature.
  • (countable) A nonscientific branch of learning; one of the liberal arts.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-03, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
  • , title= Boundary problems , passage=Economics is a messy discipline: too fluid to be a science, too rigorous to be an art . Perhaps it is fitting that economists’ most-used metric, gross domestic product (GDP), is a tangle too. GDP measures the total value of output in an economic territory. Its apparent simplicity explains why it is scrutinised down to tenths of a percentage point every month.}}
  • (countable) Skill that is attained by study, practice, or observation.
  • * 1796 , , (The Monk) , Folio Society 1985, page 217:
  • A physician was immediately sent for; but on the first moment of beholding the corpse, he declared that Elvira's recovery was beyond the power of art .
  • *
  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=4 , passage=The Celebrity, by arts unknown, induced Mrs. Judge Short and two other ladies to call at Mohair on an afternoon when Mr. Cooke was trying a trotter on the track. The three returned wondering and charmed with Mrs. Cooke; they were sure she had had no hand in the furnishing of that atrocious house.}}
    * (Human effort) craft
    * (Human effort) mundacity, nature, subsistence
    * 2005', "I tell her what Donald Hall says: that the problem with workshops is that they trivialize '''art by minimizing the terror." -July ''Harper's , Lynn Freed * 2009 , "Visual art is a subjective understanding or perception of the viewer as well as a deliberate/conscious arrangement or creation of elements like colours, forms, movements, sounds, objects or other elements that produce a graphic or plastic whole that expresses thoughts, ideas or visions of the artist." - Extended Essay on Visual Art, Alexander Brouwer
    Derived terms
    * abstract art * art class * art collection * art dealer * Art Deco * artefact, artifact * art exhibition * art film * art for art's sake * art form * artful * art gallery * art historian * art history * art house * artifice * artificial * art imitates life * artisan * artist * artiste * artistic * art journal * artless * art movie * art music * art nouveau * art object * art paper * art rock * art rooom * art school * arts degree * arts and crafts * art student * artsy * artsy-craftsy * art therapy * art union * artwork * artworker * arty * ASCII art * arty-farty * Bachelor of Arts * black art, black arts * body art * cave art * clip art * concept art * down to a fine art * fine arts * folk art * graphic art * high art * installation art * junk art * kinetic art * liberal arts * life imitates art * line art * martial art * Master of Arts * minimal art * modern art * * objet d'art * op art * optical art * outsider art * performance art * person of ordinary skill in the art * pixel art * plastic art * pop art * primitive art * prior art * process art * sand art * sequential art * seventh art * state-of-the-art * street art * term of art * traditional art * vernacular art * visual art * work of art * (art)

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl), from (etyl) .


  • (be)
  • How great thou art !

    See also

    * am * are * be * being * been * beest * was * wast * were * wert






    (English Conjunctions)
  • While on the contrary; although; whereas.
  • * (William Shakespeare)
  • And flight and die is death destroying death; / Where fearing dying pays death servile breath.
  • * July 18 2012 , Scott Tobias, AV Club The Dark Knight Rises [,82624/]
  • Where the Joker preys on our fears of random, irrational acts of terror, Bane has an all-consuming, dictatorial agenda that’s more stable and permanent, a New World Order that’s been planned out with the precision of a military coup.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-14, author=(Jonathan Freedland)
  • , volume=189, issue=1, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Obama's once hip brand is now tainted , passage=Now we are liberal with our innermost secrets, spraying them into the public ether with a generosity our forebears could not have imagined. Where we once sent love letters in a sealed envelope, or stuck photographs of our children in a family album, now such private material is despatched to servers and clouds operated by people we don't know and will never meet.}}
  • At or in which place or situation.
  • * {{quote-magazine, year=2013, month=July-August, author=(Henry Petroski)
  • , title= Geothermal Energy , volume=101, issue=4, magazine=(American Scientist) , passage=Energy has seldom been found where we need it when we want it. Ancient nomads, wishing to ward off the evening chill and enjoy a meal around a campfire, had to collect wood and then spend time and effort coaxing the heat of friction out from between sticks to kindle a flame. With more settled people, animals were harnessed to capstans or caged in treadmills to turn grist into meal.}}
  • To which place or situation.
  • Wherever.
  • (legal) In a position, case, etc., in which.
  • Adverb

  • At what place; to what place; what place.
  • Where are you?
    Where are you going?
    Where did you come from?
  • In what situation.
  • Where would we be without our parents?


    (English Pronouns)
  • The place in which.
  • He lives within five miles of where he was born.


  • The place in which something happens.
  • A good article will cover the who, the what, the when, the where , the why and the how.
    Finding the nymph asleep in secret where . — Spenser.

    Derived terms

    * anywhere * elsewhere * everywhere * every which where * whereabouts * whereafter * whereagainst * wherealong * whereas * whereat * whereby * wherefore * wherefrom * wherein * whereinto * where it's at * whereness * wherenot * whereon * whereof * whereover * wheresoever * wherethan * wherethrough * whereto * wheretoward * whereunder * whereuntil * whereunto * whereupon * wherever * wherewith * wherewithin * wherewithal