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Paint vs. Varnish

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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.

Varnishnoun

A type of paint with a solvent that evaporates to leave a hard, transparent, glossy film.

Paintnoun

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

Varnishnoun

Anything resembling such a paint; glossy appearance.

Paintnoun

The free-throw lane, construed with the.

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

Varnishnoun

(by extension) A deceptively showy appearance.

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Paintnoun

Paintballs.

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

Varnishnoun

a passenger train, probably derived from the varnished passenger cars used at one time.

Paintnoun

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

Varnishverb

(intransitive) To apply varnish.

Paintnoun

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

Varnishverb

(transitive) To cover up with varnish.

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Paintnoun

Makeup.

Varnishverb

(transitive) To gloss over a defect.

Paintverb

(transitive) To apply paint to.

Varnishnoun

A viscid liquid, consisting of a solution of resinous matter in an oil or a volatile liquid, laid on work with a brush, or otherwise. When applied the varnish soon dries, either by evaporation or chemical action, and the resinous part forms thus a smooth, hard surface, with a beautiful gloss, capable of resisting, to a greater or less degree, the influences of air and moisture.

Paintverb

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

Varnishnoun

That which resembles varnish, either naturally or artificially; a glossy appearance.

‘The varnish of the holly and ivy.’;

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Paintverb

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

Varnishnoun

An artificial covering to give a fair appearance to any act or conduct; outside show; gloss.

‘And set a double varnish on the fameThe Frenchman gave you.’;

Paintverb

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

‘to paint a portrait or a landscape’;

Varnishverb

To lay varnish on; to cover with a liquid which produces, when dry, a hard, glossy surface; as, to varnish a table; to varnish a painting.

Paintverb

(intransitive) To practise the art of painting pictures.

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

Varnishverb

To cover or conceal with something that gives a fair appearance; to give a fair coloring to by words; to gloss over; to palliate; as, to varnish guilt.

‘Close ambition, varnished o'er with zeal.’; ‘Cato's voice was ne'er employedTo clear the guilty and to varnish crimes.’;

Paintverb

To draw an element in a graphical user interface.

Varnishnoun

paint that provides a hard glossy transparent coating

Paintverb

To depict or portray.

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

Varnishverb

cover with varnish

Paintverb

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

Varnishnoun

resin dissolved in a liquid for applying on wood, metal, or other materials to form a hard, clear, shiny surface when dry

‘the wood was stained with a dark varnish’; ‘several coats of varnish’;

Paintverb

To direct a radar beam toward.

Varnishnoun

short for nail varnish

‘her fingernails were painted with pink varnish’;

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.’;

Varnishnoun

an external or superficially attractive appearance of a specific quality

‘an outward varnish of civilization’;

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.’;

Varnishverb

apply varnish to

‘we stripped the floor and varnished it’; ‘her toenails were varnished red’;

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.

Varnishverb

disguise or gloss over (a fact)

‘they varnished over their vices, and exaggerated their merit’;

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.’;

Varnish

Varnish is a clear transparent hard protective coating or film. It is not a stain.

Paintverb

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

Paintverb

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

‘Let her paint an inch thick.’;

Paintnoun

A pigment or coloring substance.

Paintnoun

A cosmetic; rouge.

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

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’;

Paintnoun

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

Paintverb

make a painting;

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

Paintverb

apply paint to; coat with paint;

‘We painted the rooms yellow’;

Paintverb

make a painting of;

‘He painted his mistress many times’;

Paintverb

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

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.

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