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Definition of "tinction" []

  • In histology, the process or result of staining. (noun)
  • In pharm., the addition of a flavoring or coloring agent to the ingredients of a prescription. (noun)
  • A preparation for dyeing : coloring matter in a state for use; that which imparts color. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "tinction" in a sentence
  • "What stands out in my mind as a textbook case is X-tinction Agenda, which cycled through X-Men, New Mutants, and X-Factor, three issues each, with each issue a chapter in a linear progression."
  • "I also really like the new Asian Psylocke and even the X-tinction Agenda story arc."
  • "I took upon me, without pushing her, just then, upon the supposed light dropt in from this little incident, to mention the Count of Belvedere, with dis tinction, as the marquis desired I would."
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