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Paint vs. Colour

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Paintnoun

A substance that is applied as a liquid or paste, and dries into a solid coating that protects or adds color/colour to an object or surface to which it has been applied.

Colournoun

standard spelling of from=AU|from2=Canada|from3=Ireland|from4=NZ|from5=UK|color

Paintnoun

(in the plural) A set of containers or blocks of paint of different colors/colours, used for painting pictures.

Colouradjective

standard spelling of from=AU|from2=Canada|from3=Ireland|from4=NZ|from5=UK|color

Paintnoun

The free-throw lane, construed with the.

‘The Nimrods are strong on the outside, but not very good in the paint.’;

Colourverb

standard spelling of from=AU|from2=Canada|from3=Ireland|from4=NZ|from5=UK|color

Paintnoun

Paintballs.

‘I am running low on paint for my marker.’;

Colournoun

See Color.

Paintnoun

A face card (king, queen, or jack).

Colournoun

any material used for its color;

‘she used a different color for the trim’;

Paintnoun

Graphics drawn using an input device, not scanned or generated.

Colournoun

a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)

Paintnoun

Makeup.

Colournoun

(physics) the characteristic of quarks that determines their role in the strong interaction; each flavor of quarks comes in three colors

Paintverb

(transitive) To apply paint to.

Colournoun

interest and variety and intensity;

‘the Puritan Period was lacking in color’;

Paintverb

(transitive) To apply in the manner that paint is applied.

Colournoun

the timbre of a musical sound;

‘the recording fails to capture the true color of the original music’;

Paintverb

(transitive) To cover (something) with spots of colour, like paint.

Colournoun

a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect;

‘a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light’;

Paintverb

(transitive) To create (an image) with paints.

‘to paint a portrait or a landscape’;

Colournoun

an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading;

‘he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity’; ‘he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction’; ‘the situation soon took on a different color’;

Paintverb

(intransitive) To practise the art of painting pictures.

‘I've been painting since I was a young child.’;

Colournoun

the appearance of objects (or light sources) described in terms of a person's perception of their hue and lightness (or brightness) and saturation

Paintverb

To draw an element in a graphical user interface.

Colourverb

modify or bias;

‘His political ideas color his lectures’;

Paintverb

To depict or portray.

‘She sued the author of the biography, claiming it painted her as a duplicitous fraud.’;

Colourverb

decorate with colors;

‘color the walls with paint in warm tones’;

Paintverb

(intransitive) To color one's face by way of beautifying it.

Colourverb

gloss or excuse;

‘color a lie’;

Paintverb

To direct a radar beam toward.

Colourverb

affect as in thought or feeling;

‘My personal feelings color my judgment in this case’; ‘The sadness tinged his life’;

Paintverb

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.’;

Colourverb

add color to;

‘The child colored the drawings’; ‘Fall colored the trees’; ‘colorize black and white film’;

Paintverb

To color, stain, or tinge; to adorn or beautify with colors; to diversify with colors.

‘Not painted with the crimson spots of blood.’; ‘Cuckoo buds of yellow hueDo paint the meadows with delight.’;

Colourverb

change color, often in an undesired manner;

‘The shirts discolored’;

Paintverb

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.

Colouradjective

having or capable of producing colors;

‘color film’; ‘he rented a color television’; ‘marvelous color illustrations’;

Paintverb

To represent or exhibit to the mind; to describe vividly; to delineate; to image; to depict; as, to paint a political opponent as a traitor.

‘Disloyal?The word is too good to paint out her wickedness.’; ‘If folly grow romantic, I must paint it.’;

Colournoun

the property possessed by an object of producing different sensations on the eye as a result of the way it reflects or emits light

‘the lights flickered and changed colour’;

Paintverb

To practice the art of painting; as, the artist paints well.

Colournoun

one, or any mixture, of the constituents into which light can be separated in a spectrum or rainbow, sometimes including (loosely) black and white

‘a rich brown colour’; ‘a range of bright colours’;

Paintverb

To color one's face by way of beautifying it.

‘Let her paint an inch thick.’;

Colournoun

the use of all colours, not only black and white, in photography or television

‘colour television’; ‘he has shot the whole film in colour’;

Paintnoun

A pigment or coloring substance.

Colournoun

rosiness or redness of the face as an indication of health or of embarrassment, anger, etc.

‘there was some colour back in his face’; ‘colour flooded her skin as she realized what he meant’;

Paintnoun

A cosmetic; rouge.

Colournoun

a substance used to give something a particular colour

‘lip colour’; ‘as with any chemical treatment, colour can cause hair to become dry’;

Paintnoun

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

Colournoun

any of the major conventional colours used in coats of arms (gules, vert, sable, azure, purpure), especially as opposed to the metals, furs, and stains.

Paintnoun

(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’;

Colournoun

any of the balls other than the white cue ball and the reds

‘Hendry potted the last four colours to win 5–4’;

Paintnoun

makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks

Colournoun

pigmentation of the skin, especially as an indication of someone's race

‘discrimination on the basis of colour’;

Paintverb

make a painting;

‘he painted all day in the garden’; ‘He painted a painting of the garden’;

Colournoun

a group of people considered as being distinguished by skin pigmentation

‘all colours and nationalities’;

Paintverb

apply paint to; coat with paint;

‘We painted the rooms yellow’;

Colournoun

vivid appearance resulting from the juxtaposition of many bright things

‘for colour, plant groups of winter-flowering pansies’;

Paintverb

make a painting of;

‘He painted his mistress many times’;

Colournoun

features that lend a particularly interesting quality to something

‘a town full of colour and character’;

Paintverb

apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil

Colournoun

variety of musical tone or expression

‘orchestral colour’;

Paint

Paint is any pigmented liquid, liquefiable, or solid mastic composition that, after application to a substrate in a thin layer, converts to a solid film. It is most commonly used to protect, color, or provide texture to objects.

Colournoun

an item or items of a particular colour worn to identify or distinguish an individual or a member of a group, in particular a jockey or a member of a sports team

‘it was Devon Loch's first victory in the colours of his royal owner’; ‘it will be strange running on to the pitch in another team's colours’;

Colournoun

a badge, cap, or other item in the distinctive colours of a particular school, awarded to a pupil selected to represent the school in a sport.

Colournoun

the flag of a country, or of a regiment or ship

‘all over the world countries which had long been administered by others were hoisting their own colours’; ‘the Cheshire Regiment celebrated its tercentenary with a tattoo and the presentation of the new colours’;

Colournoun

a shade of meaning

‘many events in her past had taken on a different colour’;

Colournoun

a quantized property of quarks which can take three values (designated blue, green, and red) for each flavour.

Colourverb

change the colour of (something) by painting, dyeing, or shading it

‘he coloured her hair with a selection of blonde and brown shades’;

Colourverb

take on a different colour

‘the foliage will not colour well if the soil is too rich’;

Colourverb

fill (a shape or outline) with colour

‘he hated finger-painting and colouring in pictures’;

Colourverb

make vivid or picturesque

‘he has coloured the dance with gestures from cabaret and vaudeville’;

Colourverb

(of a person or their skin) show embarrassment or shame by becoming red; blush

‘she coloured slightly’;

Colourverb

cause (a person's skin) to change in colour

‘rage coloured his pale complexion’;

Colourverb

(of an emotion) imbue (a person's voice) with a particular tone

‘surprise coloured her voice’;

Colourverb

influence, especially in a negative way; distort

‘the experiences had coloured her whole existence’;

Colourverb

misrepresent by distortion or exaggeration

‘witnesses might colour evidence to make a story saleable’;

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