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Definition of "tints" []

  • A shade of a colour, esp a pale one (noun)
  • A colour that is softened or desaturated by the addition of white (noun)
  • A tinge (noun)
  • A semipermanent dye for the hair (noun)
  • A trace or hint (noun)
  • Uniform shading, produced esp by hatching (noun)
  • A panel of colour serving as a background to letters or other matter (noun)
  • To colour or tinge (verb)
  • To change or influence slightly (verb)
  • To acquire a tint (verb)
  • Plural form of tint. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tint. (verb)

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Use "tints" in a sentence
  • "A new technique for generating really light-absorbing black tints is advancing telescope manufacture."
  • "The translucent and shining waters of the calm sea covered fragments of old Roman villas, which were interlaced by sea-weed, and received diamond tints from the chequering of the sun-beams; the blue and pellucid element was such as Galatea might have skimmed in her car of mother of pearl; or Cleopatra, more fitly than the Nile, have chosen as the path of her magic ship."
  • "Their ideas have to a large extent been experimentally verified and they have in tints way laid the foundation for important technical developments."