(art), n. 1. the quality, production, expression, or realm f what is beautiful. 2. objects
belonging to this realm, as paintings, etc. 3. a field, genre, or category of this realm. 4. illustrative
or decorative material. 5. the priciples governing any craft, skill or branch of learning. 6. a branch
of study, esp. one fo the fine arts or the humanities. 7. arts. See liberal arts. 8. skilled
workmanship or execution. 9. an artful device.