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aquatint

aq·ua·tint

aquatint

 
pronunciation:
ae kw tint [or] a kw tint
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part of speech: noun
definition: a type of etching that achieves the soft sweeping tones of a wash drawing or watercolor by careful control of the length of time acid is left on any given area of the etching plate.
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