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Dictionary definition for: Paint

1. (n) 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

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

3. (n) (basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court; "he hit a jump shot from the top of the key" "he dominates play in the paint"

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

5. (n) makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks

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

7. (v) apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil

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