Ashcan may refer to:

* Ashcan (waste), a container
* Ashcan (weapon), an anti-submarine weapon
* Ashcan copy, a comic book publication produced solely for legal purposes
* Ashcan School, a realist artistic movement

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  • ashcan — n. a bin that holds rubbish until it is collected. Syn: trash can, garbage can, wastebin, ashbin, dustbin, trash barrel, trash bin. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ashcan — ☆ ashcan [ash′kan΄ ] n. 1. a large can for ashes and trash 2. U.S. Navy Slang DEPTH CHARGE: also ash can …   English World dictionary

  • Ashcan — Camp Ashcan oder Ashcan (amerikanisch Englisch.: Aschekasten) war der Codename eines früher geheim gehaltenen alliierten Gefangenenlagers unter amerikanischer Führung (offiziell: Central Continental Prisoner of War Enclosure No. 32) zum Ende des… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ashcan — adjective Date: 1939 of or relating to a group of 20th century American painters who depicted city life realistically < Ashcan school > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Ashcan School —   [ æʃkæn skuːl], Bezeichnung für eine Gruppe amerikanischer Maler, auch »The Eight« genannt, der die Realisten R. Henri, W. Glackens, G. Luks, E. Shinn, J. Sloan sowie E. Lawson, A. Davies und M. Prendergast, die dem Impressionismus nahe standen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ashcan School — ☆ Ashcan School n. [orig. hostile critical term] a group (formed c. 1908) of U.S. painters who promoted realistic painting based on the direct observation of everyday, esp. urban, events …   English World dictionary

  • Ashcan School — The Ashcan School, also called the Ash Can School, is defined as a realist artistic movement that came into prominence in the United States during the early twentieth century, best known for works portraying scenes of daily life in New York s… …   Wikipedia

  • Ashcan School — Gemälde im Ashcan Stil von George Wesley Bellows aus dem Jahr 1924 Ashcan School, auch Ash Can Group genannt, (dt. „Ascheimer Schule“) war eine 1908 in New York gegründete Kunstmalergruppe des Amerikanischen Realismus …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ashcan copy — An ashcan copy is a term that originated in the Golden Age of comic book publishing, meant to describe a publication produced solely for legal purposes (such as copyright), which was not normally intended for distribution. The word ashcan is an… …   Wikipedia

  • Ashcan School — Ash Can School L’Ash Can School (ou Ashcan School), littéralement « école de la poubelle[1].  », est un style de peinture américaine réaliste du début du XXe siècle. Elle est connue pour la représentation de scènes de la vie… …   Wikipédia en Français

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