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halftone

half·tone

halftone

 
pronunciation:
haef ton
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in art, an intermediate tone, shade, or value between light and dark.
definition 2: a technique for printing shading in which an image, such as a photograph or cartoon, is transformed into a complex of tiny dots by photographing it through a fine screen and transferring this dot image to the printing plate.
definition 3: a photoengraving made by this technique.
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part of speech: adjective
definition: pertaining to, using, or produced by the process of halftone.