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Overview of noun painting

The noun painting has 4 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (13) painting, picture

(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")

2. (9) painting

(creating a picture with paints; "he studied painting and sculpture for many years")

3. (4) painting

(the act of applying paint to a surface; "you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush")

4. (1) painting, house painting

(the occupation of a house painter; "house painting was the only craft he knew")

Overview of verb paint

The verb paint has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (17) paint

(make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden")

2. (13) paint

(apply paint to; coat with paint; "We painted the rooms yellow")

3. (11) paint

(make a painting of; "He painted his mistress many times")

4. paint

(apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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