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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Vignette is a word that originally meant "something that may be written on a vine-leaf". It may refer to:

  • Vignette (graphic design), decorative designs in books to separate sections or chapters.
  • Vignetting in photography, any process by which there is loss in clarity towards the corners and sides of an image.
  • Vignette (literature), short, impressionistic scenes that focus on one moment or give a particular insight into a character, idea, or setting.
  • Vignette (road tax), a small, colored sticker affixed to motor vehicles in some European nations to indicate road tolls have been paid.
  • Vignette (software), a commercial software content management system, records and documents management system, portal, and collaboration tools company.
  • Vignette (vineyard), in viticulture, part of a larger consolidated vineyard.
  • Vignette (philately), the central part of a stamp design.
  • Vignette (psychology), a short description of an event, behavior or person used in a psychology experiment to control information provided to participants.
  • Vignette, sometimes used to describe an image that is smaller than the original.

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