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tint


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tint  \Tint\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Tinted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Tinting}.] 
  To  give  a  slight  coloring  to  to  tinge. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Tint  \Tint\,  n.  [For  older  tinct,  fr  L.  tinctus,  p.  p.  of 
  tingere  to  dye:  cf  F.  teinte,  teint,  It  tinta,  tinto.  See 
  {Tinge},  and  cf  {Taint}  to  stain,  a  stain,  {Tent}  a  kind  of 
  wine,  {Tinto}.] 
  A  slight  coloring.  Specifically: 
  a  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. 
  b  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. 
  c  (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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  tint 
  n  :  a  quality  of  a  given  color  that  differs  slightly  from  a 
  primary  color;  "after  several  trials  he  mixed  the  shade 
  of  pink  that  she  wanted"  [syn:  {shade},  {tincture},  {tone}] 
  v  :  dye  with  a  color  [syn:  {tinct},  {bepaint},  {tinge},  {touch}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  TINT 
 
  Interpreted  version  of  {JOVIAL}. 
 
  [Sammet  1969,  p.  528]. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  tint 
 
  {hue} 
 
 




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