Definition of painting. Meaning of painting. Synonyms of painting
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Definition of painting
PaintingPaint Paint (p[=a]nt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Painted; p. pr. &
vb. n. Painting.] [OE. peinten, fr. F. peint, p. p. of
peindre to paint, fr. L. pingere, pictum; cf. Gr. poiki`los
many-colored, Skr. pi[,c] to adorn. Cf. Depict, Picture,
1. To cover with coloring matter; to apply paint to; as, to
paint a house, a signboard, etc.
Jezebel painted her face and tired her head. --2
Kings ix. 30.
2. Fig.: To color, stain, or tinge; to adorn or beautify with
colors; to diversify with colors.
Not painted with the crimson spots of blood. --Shak.
Cuckoo buds of yellow hue Do paint the meadows with
3. To form in colors a figure or likeness of on a flat
surface, as upon canvas; to represent by means of colors
or hues; to exhibit in a tinted image; to portray with
paints; as, to paint a portrait or a landscape.
4. Fig.: To represent or exhibit to the mind; to describe
vividly; to delineate; to image; to depict.
Disloyal? The word is too good to paint out her
If folly grow romantic, I must paint it. --Pope.
Syn: To color; picture; depict; portray; delineate; sketch;
draw; describe. PaintingPainting Paint"ing, n.
1. The act or employment of laying on, or adorning with,
paints or colors.
2. (Fine Arts) 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;
3. Color laid on; paint. [R.] --Shak.
4. A depicting by words; vivid representation in words.
Syn: See Picture.
Meaning of painting from wikipedia
is the practice
of applying paint
or other medium
to a surface
(support base). the medium
- chinese painting
is one of the oldest continuous artistic traditions
in the world. painting
in the traditional style
is known today
- the history
of painting reaches
back in time to artifacts
from pre-historic humans, and spans
all cultures. it represents
- history painting
is a genre
in painting defined
by its subject matter rather
style. history paintings usually depict
- portrait painting
is a genre
is to depict
the visual appearance
of the subject. beside human
- the visual
arts are art forms
that create works
that are primarily visual
in nature, such as ceramics
- the dutch golden
is the painting
of the dutch golden
age , a period
in dutch history generally spanning
the 17th century
- cave paintings
are paintings found
on cave walls
and ceilings, and especially refer
origin. the earliest
- the history
of western painting represents
a continuous, though
from antiquity until
- which includes
in fields including painting
, and other visual