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  Definition of painting
  1. the occupation of a house painter; "house painting was the only craft he knew"
  2. the act of applying paint to a surface; "you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush"
  3. creating a picture with paints; "he studied painting and sculpture for many years"
  4. 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"
Similar Words: house painting, picture

 

Hyponyms: spray painting, spatter, spattering, splash, splashing, splattering, finger-painting, distemper, fresco, impasto, oil painting, abstraction, cityscape, daub, icon, ikon, landscape, miniature, illumination, monochrome, mural, wall painting, nude, nude painting, pentimento, portrait, sand painting, seascape, semi-abstraction, still life, tanka, trompe l'oeil, watercolor, watercolour

 

Part Meronyms: construction, building

 

Derivational Morphology: paint, picture, depict, render, show, portray, limn

 

Anagrams: Ganapati

 

 
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