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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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"
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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.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

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:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

tint

[ˈtɪnt]
n
(= slight colour) → teinte f
(= hair dye) → couleur f
vt
[+ hair] → teinter
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

tint

nTon m; (= product for hair)Tönung (→ smittel nt) f; tints of purpleVioletttöne pl
vt hairtönen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

tint

[tɪnt]
1. n (gen) → sfumatura; (colour) → tinta; (for hair) → shampoo m inv colorante
2. vt (hair) → fare uno shampoo colorante a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

tint

(tint) noun
a variety, or shade, of a colour.
verb
to colour slightly. She had her hair tinted red.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

tint

n. tinte, colorante;
vt. teñir, colorar, dar color.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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