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mezzotint

mez·zo·tint

mezzotint

 
pronunciation:
met so tInt [or] me zo tInt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a method of engraving on roughened copper or steel by scraping and polishing areas to produce effects of light and shade.
definition 2: an engraving or print made in this way.
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: mezzotinted, mezzotinting, mezzotints
definition: to engrave by the mezzotint method.