- Pain threshold
noun the point beyond which a stimulus is painful
[peyn-ting] /ˈpeɪn tɪŋ/ noun 1. a picture or design executed in . 2. the act, art, or work of a person who . 3. the works of art in a particular manner, place, or period: a book on Flemish painting. 4. an instance of covering a surface with . [peynt] /peɪnt/ noun 1. a substance […]
- Paint oneself into a corner
verb phrase To put oneself into a frustrating or helpless situation: Paul has painted himself into a corner with that unlikely explanation (1980s+) Get oneself into a difficulty from which one can’t extricate oneself. For example, By volunteering to do more work in the office and then taking a freelance job, George has painted himself […]
noun 1. Also, paintpot. a container, as a jar, pail, or bucket, for holding paint while it is being applied. 2. Geology. a spring or pit filled with boiling colored mud.