- Past tense and past participle of to paint.
- A thin board on which a painter lays and mixes colours.
- The range of colors in a given work or item or body of work.
- In painting, a small, edge-less, more or less flexible steel blade used to mix paint on a palette and sometimes to apply paint to a surface.
- A paragraph or section of text or music with particular meaning.
- of scripture
- She struggled to play the difficult passages.
- Part of a path or journey.
- He made his through the trees carefully, mindful of the stickers.
- A movement in classical dressage, in which the horse performs a very collected, energetic, and elevated trot that has a longer period of suspension between each foot fall than a working trot
- An official agreement of a bill or act by a parliament.
- The company was one of the prime movers in lobbying for the of the act.
- An artistic term describing use of tight brushwork to link objects in separate spatial plains. Commonly seen in Cubist works.
- Shortened form of passageway
- (slang, lang=en) a vagina
- A soft flavoured candy.
- A medicinal pill, originally compressed herbs. A throat pastille is a large candy-like lozenge, which, when sucked, releases oils to soothe a sore throat and sometimes vapors to help unblock the nose or sinuses.
- A small granular half Spheroid piece of material.
- A poem describing the life and manners of shepherds; a poem in which the speakers assume the character of shepherds; an idyl; a bucolic.
- Music: A cantata relating to rural life; a composition for instruments characterized by simplicity and sweetness; a lyrical composition the subject of which is taken from rural life. Moore
- Ecclesiastics: A letter of a pastor to his charge; specifically, a letter addressed by a bishop to his diocese; also (Prot. Epis. Ch.), a letter of the House of Bishops, to be read in each parish.
- Of or pertaining to shepherds; hence, relating to rural life and scenes; as, a pastoral life.
- He wanders west as far as Memphis, a solitary migrant upon that flat and landscape. - 1985 w:Cormac McCarthy?, McCarthy?, w:Blood Meridian, Blood Meridian, chapter 1.
- Relating to the care of souls, or to the pastor of a church; as, pastoral duties; a pastoral letter.
- (obsolete) A paintbrush.
- Writing utensil that uses graphite (commonly referred to as lead). Regular pencils usually have a graphite shaft surrounded by wood. A pencil sharpener is used to cut away the wood and leave a fine tip on the pencil. Also available in a mechanical version where the graphite length can be adjusted and sharpening is not needed.
- to squeeze something (meeting, feature, appointment, etc.) into a tight schedule
- I am very busy today but I can you in at 3 p.m.
- to tentatively make a booking
- The Amish; those people of German origin who settled in the Pennsylvania area prior to 1800.
- Their language.
- A view, vista or outlook.
- The appearance of depth in objects, especially as perceived using binocular vision.
- The technique of representing three-dimensional objects on a two-dimensional surface.
- The choice of a single point of view from which to sense, categorize, measure or codify experience.
- a newspaper or magazine with many pictures
- (stamp-collecting) a stamp featuring a vignette of local scenery or culture.
- of, relating to, composed of, or illustrated by pictures
- described or otherwise represented as if in a picture; graphic or vivid
- In art, the imaginary plane correspondent with the physical surface of a drawing, painting or print.
verb (piqu, ing)
- A cotton fabric, figured in the loom, " used as a dress goods for women and children, and for vestings, etc.
- The jigger.
- A feeling of hurt, vexation, or resentment, awakened by a social slight or injury; irritation of the feelings, as through wounded pride; stinging vexation.
- A remark, usually witty, made in a social situation and intended to slight someone else.
- Keenly felt desire; a longing.
- In piquet, the right of the elder hand to count thirty in hand, or to play before the adversary counts one.
- (transitive) To wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate; to fret; to offend; to excite to anger.
- (transitive) To excite to action by causing resentment or jealousy; to stimulate; to prick; as, to pique ambition, or curiosity.
- (transitive) To pride or value; " used reflexively.
- (transitive) To cause annoyance or irritation.
verb (plan, ing)
- (geometry) A flat surface extending infinitely in all directions.
- A level of existence. (eg, astral plane)
- A roughly flat, thin, often moveable structure used to create lateral force by the flow of air or water over its surface, found on aircraft, submarines, etc.
- (transitive) To smooth (wood) with a plane.
- Of a surface: Perfectly flat or level.
- A location or place.
- (geometry) A zero-dimensional mathematical object representing a location in one or more dimensions.
- A particular moment in an event or occurrence.
- At this point in the meeting, I'd like to propose a new item for the agenda.
- The sharp tip of an object.
- A peninsula.
- (arithmetic) A decimal point (used when reading decimal fractions aloud).
- 10.5 ("ten point five"; = ten and a half)
- An opinion which adds (or supposedly adds) to the discussion.
- A unit of measure of success or failure in a game or competition; the unit of score, scoring.
- The one with the most points will win the game
- Germany awarded Greece the maximum 12 points in the Eurovision Song Contest.
- The color/colour on the extremities of an animal (typically darker or richer) than the rest of the coat).
- The point color of that cat was a deep, rich sable.
- (rail transport, Commonwealth) a device by which trains change tracks; switch
- (cricket) a fielding position square of the wicket on the off side, between gully and cover.
- The position at the front or vanguard of an advancing force.
- 2005: Willie Jones decided to become Kimani Jones, Black Panther, on the day his best friend, Otis Nicholson, stepped on a mine while walking during a sweep in the central highlands. " Martin Torgoff, Can't Find My Way Home (Simon & Schuster 2005, p. 189)
- (nautical) An angle equivalent to eleven and a quarter degrees, that is 1/32 of a circle. Most commonly used to indicate a relative bearing to an object or vessel, but can be used to describe a compass bearing.
- (intransitive) To extend the index finger in the direction of something in order to show where it is or to draw attention to it.
- It's rude to at other people.
- (transitive) To direct or encourage (someone) in a particular direction
- If he asks for food, him toward the refrigerator.
- In art, the use of small areas of color to construct an image.
- Executed in the manner of polychromy; as, polychrome printing.
- A work consisting of multiple painted or carved panels joined together, often with hinges
- (colour) a red colour, tinted with orange, like that of the houses of Pompeii.
- A raised step near the base of a christian altar.
- A series of carvings or paintings on this step, often forming a narrative.
- The field of art concerned, roughly, with the transferal of ink or paint from a plate or block or through a screen mesh to paper.
- (chemistry) an insoluble dark, bright blue pigment of KFeFe?(CN)6,H2O, potassium ferrous ferricyanide
- (colour) a moderate to rich blue colour, tined with deep greenish blue.