Meaning of “paint” - Learner’s Dictionary

paint

noun [ C, U ] us uk /peɪnt/
Extra Examples
There were several small splashes of paint on the carpet.Carefully remove the lid, then stir the paint.A coat of paint would help to freshen this place up.The paint was flaking off the walls.You should keep that paint - it might come in useful.

A1 a coloured liquid that you put on a surface to decorate it:

a gallon of blue paint
The door needs another coat (= layer) of paint.

(Definition of “paint noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)