Definition of painting
1 : a product of painting; especially : a work produced through the art of painting
2 : the art or occupation of painting
Examples of painting in a Sentence
They hung the painting in the living room.
The woman in that painting is my grandmother.
I like painting more than sculpture.
He is studying abstract painting.
She wants to devote all her time to painting.
The room is ready for painting.
Recent Examples of painting from the Web
The Huntsville operation currently handles assembly, metal fabrication, welding, chassis and body painting, and injection molding for the Polaris Ranger off-road vehicles and Slingshot Moto-Roadster.
The oil-on-panel 15th century masterpiece was the most important of about 40 paintings that suffered damage when the Brera’s humidity control system failed during a rare dry, cold spell in January.
A few paintings, including Baxter’s, have never been publicly displayed before.
In addition, there will be kid's activities from 4-6 p.m., including face painting, tie-dyes and games.
Over the years, Joan Landis’ illustrations have ranged from depictions of Jewish holidays to the addition of a car and trailer to famous paintings.
Last month — for the first time since 1938 — family members saw the painting up close, in a private showing at Sotheby's in Paris.
Freddy explained that the painting had turned up in Turkey, like much of what the rebels had stolen across Aleppo.
Use a few different bags for everything that doesn't fit in the toolbox: pliers, shears, wrenches, bits and blades, extension cords, and painting, plumbing, and electrical tools.
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First Known Use of painting
PAINTING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of painting for English Language Learners
: a picture that is painted : a picture made by putting paint on a canvas, board, etc.
: the art or act of making pictures using paint
: the activity of painting houses, walls, etc.
PAINTING Defined for Kids
Definition of painting for Students
1 : a work of art made with paint
2 : the art or occupation of creating pictures with paint
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