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paint

(pānt),
A solution or suspension of one or more medicaments applied to the skin with a brush or large applicator; generally used to treat widespread eruptions.

paint

(pānt)
1. a liquid designed for application to a surface, as of the body or a tooth.
2. to apply a liquid to a specific area as a remedial or protective measure.

paint

Etymology: Fr, peindre
1 v, to apply a medicated solution to the skin, usually over a wide area.
2 n, a medicated solution that is applied in this way. Kinds of paint include antiseptics, germicides,and sporicides.

paint

1. commercial paint products are used in animal accommodation. Most contain some lead, even so-called lead-free paints. Therefore they are capable of causing lead poisoning in animals.
2. see pinto.
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However we do promise that Watching Paint Dry will be at least as interesting as other reality shows.
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THIS is the winner of the TV Watching Paint Dry Award 2007.
But last night one art lover said: "I'm tempted to say this sounds about as interesting as watching paint dry.
Despite action sequences including horse racing and bombings, this is another production that becomes not unlike watching paint dry - the 135-minute running time eventually feels more like four hours.
TV critics reckon most reality shows are about as interesting as watching paint dry.