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1. To cover with colouring matter; to apply paint to; as, to paint a house, a signboard, etc. Jezebel painted her face and tired her head. (2 kings ix. 30)

2. To colour, stain, or tinge; to adorn or beautify with colours; to diversify with colours. Not painted with the crimson spots of blood. (Shak) Cuckoo buds of yellow hue Do paint the meadows with delight. (Shak)

3. To form in colours a figure or likeness of on a flat surface, as upon canvas; to represent by means of colours or hues; to exhibit in a tinted image; to portray with paints; as, to paint a portrait or a landscape.

4. To represent or exhibit to the mind; to describe vividly; to delineate; to image; to depict. Disloyal? The word is too good to paint out her wickedness. (Shak) If folly grow romantic, I must paint it. (pope)

Synonym: To colour, picture, depict, portray, delineate, sketch, draw, describe.

Origin: OE. Peinten, fr. F. Peint, p. P. O peindre to paint, fr. L. Pingere, pictum; cf. Gr. Many-coloured, Skr. Pic to adorn. Cf. Depict, Picture, Pigment, Pint.


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possible tfamily trees from four animals

can you somehow scan it or draw in Paint or something? I can think of only 4 trees with 4 animals.

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by JackBean
Tue Sep 10, 2013 4:41 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: possible tfamily trees from four animals
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Re: Help - Why can't DNA be parallel?

... you can't have that ribose/phosphate backbone flipped right side up in the 3'-5' strand? That is what I tried to convey in the second part of my Paint image. I have kept the bases normally paired, but changed the ribose/phosphate orientation. Also, I am horrible with chemistry related type things...so ...

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by keetner
Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:07 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Help - Why can't DNA be parallel?
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Help - Why can't DNA be parallel?

... phosphate are flipped upside down. But the thing is, couldn't they still technically base pair if both strands are 5'-3'? Here is a really lame Paint thing I made up. First image is it normally, the second is my interpretation: http://i.imgur.com/DPbK1.jpg All I did was copy ...

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by keetner
Sun Sep 30, 2012 4:56 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Help - Why can't DNA be parallel?
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Dr. Jobe Martin Arguments

... make out what it is a picture of. AND THAT is how we know evolution to be true! Because enough of the bits have been found and put together to paint enough of the picture that we have a good sense of what the picture actually looks like. You don't need evidence of every single stage and in ...

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by solong4now
Sat Aug 25, 2012 4:48 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Dr. Jobe Martin Arguments
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Views: 9358

Theories - Origin of Life

... tolerate mutations more readily than others. So all of this is, to echo your own phrase, more complicated than the simple picture you're trying to paint. That was my purpose is bringing up sickle cell anemia: the value of a mutation is relative to the environment. It is the presence of these three ...

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by Luxorien
Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:03 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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