untinted


untinted

noun

  1. a color or a variety of a color; hue.
  2. a color diluted with white; a color of less than maximum purity, chromo, or saturation.
  3. a delicate or pale color.
  4. any of various commercial dyes for the hair.
  5. Engraving. a uniform shading, as that produced by a series of fine parallel lines.
  6. Also called tint block. Printing. a faintly or lightly colored background upon which an illustration or the like is to be printed.

verb (used with object)

  1. to apply a tint or tints to; color slightly or delicately; tinge.

noun

  1. a shade of a colour, esp a pale one
  2. a colour that is softened or desaturated by the addition of white
  3. a tinge
  4. a semipermanent dye for the hair
  5. a trace or hinta tint of jealousy in his voice
  6. engraving uniform shading, produced esp by hatching
  7. printing a panel of colour serving as a background to letters or other matter

verb

  1. (tr) to colour or tinge
  2. (tr) to change or influence slightlyhis answer was tinted by his prior knowledge
  3. (intr) to acquire a tint

n.“color,” 1717, alteration of tinct (c.1600), from Latin tinctus “a dyeing,” from tingere “to dye” (see tincture); influenced by Italian tinta “tint, hue,” from Latin tinctus. v.1756 (implied in tinted), from tint (n.). Related: Tinted; tinting.

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