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tint

 (tĭnt)
n.
1. A shade of a color, especially a pale or delicate variation.
2. A gradation of a color made by adding white to it to lessen its saturation.
3. A barely detectable amount or degree; a trace.
4. A shaded effect in engraving produced by fine, close, parallel lines.
5. Printing A panel of light color on which matter in another color is to be printed, as in an illustration.
6. A dye for the hair.
tr. & intr.v. tint·ed, tint·ing, tints
To give a tint to or take on a tint.

[Alteration of tinct.]

tint′er n.

tint

(tɪnt)
n
1. (Colours) a shade of a colour, esp a pale one
2. (Colours) a colour that is softened or desaturated by the addition of white
3. a tinge
4. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a semipermanent dye for the hair
5. a trace or hint: a tint of jealousy in his voice.
6. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) engraving uniform shading, produced esp by hatching
7. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing a panel of colour serving as a background to letters or other matter
vb
8. (tr) to colour or tinge
9. (tr) to change or influence slightly: his answer was tinted by his prior knowledge.
10. (intr) to acquire a tint
[C18: from earlier tinct]
ˈtinter n

tint

(tɪnt)

n.
1. a variety of a color; hue.
2. a color diluted with white.
3. a delicate or pale color.
4. any of various commercial hair dyes.
5. a uniform shading, as in an engraving.
6. Also called tint′ block`. a faintly colored background upon which to print an illustration.
v.t.
7. to color slightly.
[1710–20; variant of tinct]
tint′er, n.

tint


Past participle: tinted
Gerund: tinting

Imperative
tint
tint
Present
I tint
you tint
he/she/it tints
we tint
you tint
they tint
Preterite
I tinted
you tinted
he/she/it tinted
we tinted
you tinted
they tinted
Present Continuous
I am tinting
you are tinting
he/she/it is tinting
we are tinting
you are tinting
they are tinting
Present Perfect
I have tinted
you have tinted
he/she/it has tinted
we have tinted
you have tinted
they have tinted
Past Continuous
I was tinting
you were tinting
he/she/it was tinting
we were tinting
you were tinting
they were tinting
Past Perfect
I had tinted
you had tinted
he/she/it had tinted
we had tinted
you had tinted
they had tinted
Future
I will tint
you will tint
he/she/it will tint
we will tint
you will tint
they will tint
Future Perfect
I will have tinted
you will have tinted
he/she/it will have tinted
we will have tinted
you will have tinted
they will have tinted
Future Continuous
I will be tinting
you will be tinting
he/she/it will be tinting
we will be tinting
you will be tinting
they will be tinting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tinting
you have been tinting
he/she/it has been tinting
we have been tinting
you have been tinting
they have been tinting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tinting
you will have been tinting
he/she/it will have been tinting
we will have been tinting
you will have been tinting
they will have been tinting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tinting
you had been tinting
he/she/it had been tinting
we had been tinting
you had been tinting
they had been tinting
Conditional
I would tint
you would tint
he/she/it would tint
we would tint
you would tint
they would tint
Past Conditional
I would have tinted
you would have tinted
he/she/it would have tinted
we would have tinted
you would have tinted
they would have tinted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tint - a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another colortint - a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
color, coloring, colouring, colour - a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"
mellowness - a soft shade of a color; "a mellowness of light and shade not attainable in marble"
richness - a strong deep vividness of hue; "the fire-light gave a richness of coloring to that side of the room"
tinge, undertone - a pale or subdued color
Verb1.tint - color lightlytint - color lightly; "her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the leaves were tinged red in November"
henna - apply henna to one's hair; "She hennas her hair every month"
color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour in, colourise, colourize, colour - add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film"
tincture - stain or tint with a color; "The leaves were tinctured with a bright red"
complexion - give a certain color to; "The setting sun complexioned the hills"

tint

noun
1. shade, colour, tone, hue, cast Its large leaves often show a delicate purple tint.
2. dye, wash, stain, rinse, tinge, tincture You've had a tint on your hair.
3. hint, touch, trace, suggestion, shade, tinge His words had more than a tint of truth to them.
verb
1. dye, colour, stain, rinse, tinge, tincture Eyebrows can be tinted with the same dye.

tint

noun
1. The property by which the sense of vision can distinguish between objects, as a red apple and a green apple, that are very similar or identical in form and size:
2. A shade of a color, especially a pale or delicate variation:
3. The degree of vividness of a color, as when modified by the addition of black or white pigment:
verb
To impart color to:
Translations
لَوْن خَفيف، ظِل لَوْنييَصْبُغ بِلَوْن خَفيف
odstínsvětle tónovat
nuancetone
színez
lit-/blæbrigîilita, setja skol í hár
iekrāsotietonētnokrāsatonis
dať odtieň
hafif boyamakhafif renkton

tint

[tɪnt]
A. N (gen) → tono m, matiz m; (for hair) → tinte m
B. VTteñir, matizar
to tint sth blueteñir or matizar algo de azul
it's yellow tinted with redes amarillo matizado de rojo
to tint one's hairteñirse el pelo

tint

[ˈtɪnt]
n
(= slight colour) → teinte f
(= hair dye) → couleur f
vt
[+ hair] → teinter

tint

nTon m; (= product for hair)Tönung (→ smittel nt) f; tints of purpleVioletttöne pl
vt hairtönen

tint

[tɪnt]
1. n (gen) → sfumatura; (colour) → tinta; (for hair) → shampoo m inv colorante
2. vt (hair) → fare uno shampoo colorante a

tint

(tint) noun
a variety, or shade, of a colour.
verb
to colour slightly. She had her hair tinted red.

tint

n. tinte, colorante;
vt. teñir, colorar, dar color.
References in classic literature ?
The walls are prepared with a glossy paper of a silver gray tint, spotted with small Arabesque devices of a fainter hue of the prevalent crimson.
At this period the earth sloped downwards; the light took a uniform tint.
No tint could be more ravishing, no lustre more superb.
Viewed from a hilltop it reflects the color of the sky; but near at hand it is of a yellowish tint next the shore where you can see the sand, then a light green, which gradually deepens to a uniform dark green in the body of the pond.
As, however, we never know the exact character of the common ancestor of a group, we could not distinguish these two cases: if, for instance, we did not know that the rock-pigeon was not feather-footed or turn-crowned, we could not have told, whether these characters in our domestic breeds were reversions or only analogous variations; but we might have inferred that the blueness was a case of reversion, from the number of the markings, which are correlated with the blue tint, and which it does not appear probable would all appear together from simple variation.
They appear to vary their tints according to the nature of the ground over which they pass: when in deep water, their general shade was brownish purple, but when placed on the land, or in shallow water, this dark tint changed into one of a yellowish green.
The stone is brown, with a pinkish tint, and does not seem to stain easily.
Perhaps that was why her voice and words had such a charm, conveying to the listeners' perception such fine shadings of meaning and tint and music.
Barbicane also noticed large craters, without any interior cones, which shed a bluish tint similar to the reflection of a sheet of steel freshly polished.
Far away on each hand stretch the rich pastures, and the patches of dark earth made ready for the seed of broad-leaved green crops, or touched already with the tint of the tender-bladed autumn-sown corn.
which, barred with various tints, seemed like the Andes' western slope, to show forth in one array, contrasting climates, zone by zone.
Van Baerle bade farewell to the great black tulip, certain of awaking in another world full of light and glorious tints.