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Verb: paint  peynt
  1. (art) make a painting
    "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"
  2. Apply paint to; coat with paint
    "We painted the rooms yellow"
  3. (art) make a painting of
    "He painted his mistress many times"
  4. Apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil
Noun: paint  peynt
  1. A substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating
    "artists use 'paint' and 'pigment' interchangeably";
    - pigment
  2. (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different colour from the rest of the court
    "he dominates play in the paint";
    - key
  3. Makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
    - rouge, blusher, blush

Derived forms: paints, painting, painted

Type of: coat, coating, color [US], coloring material [US], colour [Brit, Cdn], colouring material [Brit, Cdn], cover, create, interpret, makeup, make-up, represent, space, surface, war paint [informal]

Part of: basketball court

Encyclopedia: Paint, Pennsylvania