Meaning of painting

paint•ing

Pronunciation: (pān'ting), [key]
— n.
  1. a picture or design executed in paints.
  2. the act, art, or work of a person who paints.
  3. the works of art painted in a particular manner, place, or period: a book on Flemish painting.
  4. an instance of covering a surface with paint.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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