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paint

Definitions


[peɪnt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a coloured substance which is spread over a surface and dries to leave a thin decorative or protective coating
(e.g: a tin of paint)

- a piebald horse
(e.g: a paint mare)

- the rectangular area marked near the basket at each end of the court
(e.g: the two players jostled in the paint)


Phrases:
- like watching paint dry
- paint a picture of
- paint oneself into a corner
- paint the town red

Origin:
Middle English: from peint ‘painted’, past participle of Old French peindre, from Latin pingere ‘to paint’


[peɪnt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- cover the surface of (something) with paint
(e.g: the ceiling was painted dark grey)

- depict (someone or something) or produce (a picture) with paint
(e.g: I painted a woman sitting next to a table lamp)

- display a mark representing (an aircraft or vehicle) on a radar screen
(e.g: flying behind hills lessens the enemy's ability to paint you with radar)


Phrases:
- like watching paint dry
- paint a picture of
- paint oneself into a corner
- paint the town red

Origin:




definition by Oxford Dictionaries




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