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NOUN (1)

1. a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color;
- Example: "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
[syn: shade, tint, tincture, tone]


VERB (1)

1. color lightly;
- Example: "her greying hair was tinged blond"
- Example: "the leaves were tinged red in November"
[syn: tint, tinct, tinge, touch]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tint \Tint\, n. [For older tinct, fr. L. tinctus, p. p. of tingere to dye: cf. F. teinte, teint, It. tinta, tinto. See Tinge, and cf. Taint to stain, a stain, Tent a kind of wine, Tinto.] A slight coloring. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) A pale or faint tinge of any color. [1913 Webster] Or blend in beauteous tints the colored mass. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Their vigor sickens, and their tints decline. --Harte. [1913 Webster] (b) 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. [1913 Webster] (c) (Engraving) A shaded effect produced by the juxtaposition of many fine parallel lines. [1913 Webster] Tint tool (Eng.), a species of graver used for cutting the parallel lines which produce tints in engraving. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tint \Tint\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tinted; p. pr. & vb. n. Tinting.] To give a slight coloring to; to tinge. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

tint n 1: a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted" [syn: shade, tint, tincture, tone] v 1: color lightly; "her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the leaves were tinged red in November" [syn: tint, tinct, tinge, touch]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

161 Moby Thesaurus words for "tint": Munsell chroma, achromatism, affect, apply paint, bedaub, bedizen, begild, besmear, brightness, brush on paint, burr, calcimine, cartoon, cast, chalk, charcoal, chiseling, chroma, chromatic color, chromaticity, chromatism, chromism, coat, color, color balance, color harmony, color quality, color scheme, colorant, coloration, colorimetric quality, coloring, complexion, cool color, copy, cover, crayon, cross-hatching, crosshatch, dab, dash, dash off, daub, decorator color, deep-dye, delineate, demitint, depict, design, diagram, dip, distemper, doodle, double-dye, draft, draw, dye, emblazon, enamel, engild, engravement, engraving, etch, etching, face, fast-dye, fresco, gem-engraving, gild, glass-cutting, glaze, gloss, glyptic, grain, graving, half tint, hatch, hatching, hint, hue, illuminate, imbue, incision, influence, infusion, ingrain, inkling, inscript, inscription, intimation, japan, key, lacquer, lay on color, lightness, limn, line, lining, marking, natural color, neutral color, paint, paint a picture, pallor, parget, pencil, picture, picturize, pigment, pigmentation, portray, prime, purity, rinse, saturation, sauce, score, scoring, scratch, scratching, scumble, seasoning, shade, shadow, shellac, sketch, skin color, slash, slashing, slop on paint, smack, smear, soupcon, spice, sprinkling, stain, stencil, stipple, stippling, suggestion, suspicion, taint, tempering, thought, tinct, tincture, tinge, tone, tooling, touch, touch up, trace, type-cutting, undercoat, undercolor, value, varnish, vestige, warm color, wash, whitewash
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

hue tint (Or "tint") The coordinate in the HSB colour model that determines the frequency of light or the position in the spectrum or the relative amounts of red, green and blue. Hue corresponds to the common definition of colour, e.g. "red", "orange", "violet" etc. The other coordinates are saturation and brightness. (1999-07-05)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

TINT Interpreted version of JOVIAL. [Sammet 1969, p. 528].