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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun tint:
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb tint:
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Tint is sometimes a misspelling of thin.
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Definition of the noun tint
What does tint mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: tints
- a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
- lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
- synonyms of tint: shade / tincture / tone
- more generic words: color / coloring / colour / colouring = a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
- more specific words:
- a dye for coloring the hair
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonyms of tint: hair coloring / hair dye
- more generic words: dye / dyestuff = a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair
- more specific words:
- a just detectable amount
- example: a tint of glamour
- lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
- synonyms of tint: hint / suggestion / trace
- more generic terms: small indefinite amount / small indefinite quantity = an indefinite quantity that is below average size or magnitude
- more specific word: spark = a small but noticeable trace of some quality that might become stronger
Alternative definition of the noun tint
- A slight coloring
- A pale or faint tinge of any color; especially, a variation of a color obtained by adding white (contrast shade)
- A color considered with reference to other very similar colors; as, red and blue are different colors, but two shades of scarlet are different tints
- A shaded effect produced by the juxtaposition of many fine parallel lines
Definition of the verb tint
What does tint mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: tinted | tinting | tints
- color lightly
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] Claire colors the picture [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] [Adjective] Claire colors the picture red [Agent - intentional control] [Verb] [Patient] to / into [Oblique, state] Claire painted the wall into a splotchy mess
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonyms of tint: tinct / tinge / touch
- more generic terms: color / color in / colorise / colorize / colour / colour in / colourise / colourize = add color to
- more specific words:
Alternative definition of the verb tint
- [transitive, intransitive] to shade, to color
Tint is a fictional character from the 2008 action film Rambo.
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Tint
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Methods in Bioengineering (2009)
Nanoscale Bioengineering and Nanomedicine by Kaushal Rege, Igor L. Medintz
A dull yellow-grayish tint is a positive predictor for the element release from the substrate. A yellow-golden tint as in the previous inspection is a negative predictor for the element release. Under a 100× optical microscope a grey/purple tint is a ...
Alla Prima (2008)
A Contemporary Guide to Traditional Direct Painting by Al Gury
For example, the Venetian red tint has a clear but dull baby pink quality: Indian red (not on the palette on page ~H but n common addition to the clnesic palette) tint is a dusty laender. the burnt Sienna tint is в beigx~brown pink.
by Arthur Melnick
Rather the red tint is a dissipation or dispersal of brown tone through the outward glow, so that the glow is suffused...
by John Timbs
Red tint is made with calcined Terra de Sienna and Venetian red ; and is a glazer. Shade tint is a compound of ivory black ...
by Brian Wood
A tint is a mixture of a color with white to make the color lighter. You can create a tint from a global process color, like CMYK, or from a spot color. Next, you will create a tint of the Pantone swatch. 1 2 With the Selection tool (), click the white tree ...
21 Special Places in the Carolinas, the Land Conservation Legacy of Duke Power
The black tint is the result of rainwater and seepages draining through organic matter that accumulates in the soil on the large areas of bedrock. In contrast, coarse white sands, eroded from the surrounding ridges, blanket the valley and most ...
Recycled Pulsars (2008)
by Bryan Anthony Jacoby
G(2Δνtint)1/2 1−δ ) ( where α is the threshold signal-to-noise ratio (S/N), β ≈ 1.5 is an efficiency factor taking account of losses such as quantization error, G is the telescope gain, Δν is the observed bandwidth, tint is the integration time, ...
Packaging Design (2013)
Successful Product Branding From Concept to Shelf by Marianne R. Klimchuk, Sandra A. Krasovec
A tint is a pure color mixed with white; ...
The green tint is the best marked, the older the animal is, and the longer it survives. " From ten to twenty hours after this ligature, the animal discharges by the anus matter absolutely green, and of the colour of the bile, with which the liver is ...
by Michael Grothaus
Tint refers to the reds and greens in your photo ...
by Lois Lowe
tints and shades below the theme colors. A tint is a lighter version of a color, and a shade is a darker version of it. Leave the document open for the next exercise. Chapter 3 Applying text attributes and WordArt effects You can.
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A jack o'lantern's orange tint means it's rich in carotenoids, and a new Finnish study found that these nutrients help prevent diabetes in men who are at high risk because a family member has the disease. (The jury's still out on women.) ...
The Silurian System (1839)
In this district, some of the varieties of the limestone are of a reddish colour, but the prevailing tint is the bluish-grey, so prevalent in other districts. From Hill End to Knightwick Bridge, upon the Teme, the limestone is not visible. The shale is ill ...
With Observations on the Means of Improvement ; Drawn Up for the Consideration, and by the Direction of the Dublin Society by Horatio Townsend
-J- Genista spinosa tnnjor lougioribus aculris — tint is the sort used for fences and fodder, the other being both an useless and very troublesome plant. The smaller kind is, however, occasionally made use of, when the other cannot be had.
Cognitive Radio Networks (2008)
by Yang Xiao, Fei Hu
TINT is the interfering signal and clearly will cause significant interference. Yet it also is below the threshold TI. This is a problem that is addressed in FR-II2. second-order FR must incorporate not only nearby interference, but also co- location ...
by Jennifer Thomas
Monochromatic, Tints, Shades Tempera paint: assorted colors with black and white Paint trays Brushes 12" x 18" tagboard 1. Monochromatic means one color. Tint is a color mixed ...
Cool Clay Projects (2005)
by Pam Scheunemann
Tints and Shades A tint is a lighter version of a color made by adding that color to white. A shade is a darker version of a color made by adding black.
Designing With Light (2014)
The Art, Science and Practice of Architectural Lighting Design by Jason Livingston
Tint refers to a high value color, or one that has had white added to it. Tone refers to a medium value color, or one that has had gray added to it. Shade refers to a low value color, or one that has had black added to it. See Figures 8.16 and 8.17 ...
This is reckoned by the moderns, and seems to have been adopted by the ancients, as the best general shadow-tint. The best tint for human flesh is composed of red ochre and white ; it works pleasantly, and ought to be compared with the ...
A General Commercial Dictionary ... Second edition, with ... alterations and additions by W. Dickinson (1823)
by Thomas MORTIMER (Vice-Consul for the Austrian Netherlands.), William DICKINSON (of London.)
The other method is to make the high lights with carmine, and white; the middle tint with lake, white. and a little carmine; and the shadows with lake, and Indian red, with a little vermilion for the reflections. But remember, the shadows will ...
Comprehending Trade, Manufactures, and Navigation; as Also Agriculture, So Far as it is Connected with Commerce; with Brief Abstracts of the Laws Relating to the Regulation and Protection of Trade and Tradesmen ... by Thomas Mortimer
The other method is to make the high lights with carmine, and white; the middle tint with lake, white, and a little carmine; and the shadows with lake, and Indian red, with a little vermilion for the reflections. But remember, the shadows will ...
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- Presidential Tint meaning and pronunciation
The darkest tint you can have on a car's windows. Most cars that have it are ridin dirty. So if you have it, cops will give you tickets to harass you. Presidential Tint ...
- Tint Meaning
Video shows what tint means. A slight coloring.. A pale or faint tinge of any color; especially, a variation of a color obtained by adding white (contrast shade).
Quotes about Tint
A good fellow tint never, but at an ill fellows hand.
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Scrabble value of T1I1N1T1
The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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