Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To paint anew or again, especially if recently painted.
  • v. To draw or render again on the display.
  • n. The act or process of painting something again, especially if recently painted.
  • n. The act of drawing or rendering again on the display.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To paint anew or again

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To paint over (an already painted surface).
  • To paint again, as a picture or a part of a picture.
  • n. In the fine arts, a portion of a picture which has been painted over or repainted; a patch.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. paint again
  • v. paint again

Etymologies

re- + paint (verb) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As you can see from Listing 1, after we receive a key event from the user, we call the repaint () method to redraw the entire screen and display which user event was received by the application.

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  • I really want to optimize the graphics rendering, so that minimal processing is required, and I dont want to call repaint for EVERY single little change, and repaint the entire thing.

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  • Where Ratchet is concerned, he is most likely a straight repaint, which is fine by me, I like the original mold, really. and I know this is late in the game for it, but to me it looks like a photoshopped picture of the original Ratchet toy. maybe a mock-up for the package? aside from heavy shadowing ...

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  • Then Listing 13 calls the repaint method to cause the off-screen image to be copied to the canvas.

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  • Listing 24 also calls the repaint method to copy the off-screen image to the canvas on the computer screen.

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  • I did a "repaint" of two smaller battalions and converted them into one larger 60 figure battalion to use in our BAR games.

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  • Then: I need to have dinner and then pack and do various things to get ready to go visit my boyfriend such as repaint my toenails.

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  • Have your clients choose other colors and watch as you "repaint" the house over and over again, quickly and easily.

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  • It seems like a "repaint" issue, which you will not expect under WPF.

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  • [Note: And later, when we had to remove these things, our landlord tried to charge us to "repaint" because there was WHITE spackle on WHITE walls.]

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