Definition of Tints
1. Noun. (plural of tint) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of tint) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Tints
1. tint [v] - See also: tint
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tints
Literary usage of Tints
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. University of Toronto Studies by University of Toronto (1907)
"LXV) with that exhibiting the tints similarly (Fig. LXVI) upholds the verdict of the individual curves, as the maximum of the former is at 10, of the latter ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"A tint is a departure from a normal or dominant spectral hue in regard to purity, ie, tints are whiter than the arbitrarily selected normal. ..."
3. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1833)
"Oa the Action of Crystallized Bodies on Homogeneous Light, and on the Causes of the Deviation from Newton's Scale in the tints which many of them develope ..."
4. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Franklin Benjamin Sanborn (1803)
"AUTUMNAL tints EUROPEANS coming to America are surprised by the brilliancy of our autumnal foliage. There is no account of such a phenomenon in English ..."
5. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"I remember riding with one such citizen, who, though a fortnight too late for the most brilliant tints, was taken by surprise, and would not believe that ..."
6. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1893)
"AUTUMNAL tints ^EUROPEANS coming to America are surprised fey the brilliancy of our autumnal foliage. There is no account of such a phenomenon in English ..."
7. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"outlined with the pen,the shadows laid in with neutral tints, and the colour reserved mainly for the high lights, and used sparingly. Sub- . ..."
8. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"To listen to the woods' expiring lay, To note the red leaf shivering on the spray, To mark the last bright tints the mountain stain, On the waste fields to ..."