Tint

Definition of Tint

n.1.A slight coloring.
2.A pale or faint tinge of any color.
Or blend in beauteous tints the colored mass.
- Pope.
Their vigor sickens, and their tints decline.
- Harte.
3.A color considered with reference to other very similar colors; as, red and blue are different colors, but two shades of scarlet are different tints.
4.(Engraving) A shaded effect produced by the juxtaposition of many fine parallel lines.
Tint tool
(Eng.) a species of graver used for cutting the parallel lines which produce tints in engraving.
v. t.1.To give a slight coloring to; to tinge.
[imp. & p. p. Tinted; p. pr. & vb. n. Tinting.]

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