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tint

tint

 
pronunciation:
tInt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a variety or shade of a color.
synonyms:
cast, hue, shade, tone
similar words:
chroma, color
definition 2: a pale or light color, often made by adding white; delicate hue.
synonyms:
paste
definition 3: a hint or trace of a color; tinge.
pink with a yellow tint
synonyms:
tinge
similar words:
hint, soupçon, suggestion, tincture, touch, trace
definition 4: a dye or coloring for the hair.
similar words:
colorant, coloring, dye
definition 5: in engraving, the effect of shading produced by fine lines.
synonyms:
hatching
similar words:
shading
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: tinted, tinting, tints
definition: to add a color or tint to, esp. a pale or delicate color.
The drapes were tinted yellow.She tints her hair red.
synonyms:
color, dye, tincture
similar words:
stain, tinge, tone
derivation: tinter (n.)
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