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tint

1. a shade of a colour, esp a pale one
2. a colour that is softened or desaturated by the addition of white

tint

[′tint]
(graphic arts)
An even tone area on a printed page, often produced by screening black or a color to give a lighter shade.
(optics)
The mixture of a pure color with white.

tint

A light color made by mixing a small amount of the pure color with a large amount of white.

TINT

(1)
Interpreted version of JOVIAL.

[Sammet 1969, p. 528].

tint

(2)
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