Definitions of painting

  1. the occupation of a house painter; " house painting was the only craft he knew"
  2. graphic art consisting of an artistic composition made by applying paints to a surface; " a small painting by Picasso"; " he bought the painting as an investment"; " his pictures hang in the Louvre"
  3. making a picture with paints; " he studied painting and sculpture for many years"
  4. creating a picture with paints; " he studied painting and sculpture for many years"
  5. The act or employment of laying on, or adorning with, paints or colors.
  6. The work of the painter; also, any work of art in which objects are represented in color on a flat surface; a colored representation of any object or scene; a picture.
  7. Color laid on; paint.
  8. A depicting by words; vivid representation in words.
  9. The act or art of laying on colors with a brush; the art of showing objects on a surface by means of colors; a picture in colors.
  10. The act or art of using paints; a painted picture.
  11. The act or employment of laying on colours; the art of representing objects or scenes in colours; a picture.
  12. The art of laying on colours, or of representing objects by delineations and colours; a picture; a painted resemblance.
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