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Definition of "repaint" [re•paint]

  • To paint anew or again, especially if recently painted. (verb)
  • To draw or render again on the display. (verb)
  • The act or process of painting something again, especially if recently painted. (noun)
  • The act of drawing or rendering again on the display. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "repaint" in a sentence
  • "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."
  • "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."
  • "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 ..."