tint

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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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(3) Students will mix tints and shades and create a value chart.
Have students match the following words: hue, tint, shade, monochromatic--with these definitions: another name for color, light value of a hue, dark value of a hue, a color scheme using one color plus tints and shades of that color.
Read The Luckiest Leprechaun, observing the many tints and shades of green used in the illustrations, as well as the appearance of the leprechaun.