tinction

tinc·tion

(tingk'shŭn),
1. A stain; a preparation for staining.
2. The act of staining.
[L. tingo, pp. tinctus, to dye]

tinction

(tĭnk′shŭn) [L. tingere, to dye]
1. The process of staining.
2. A stain.
References in classic literature ?
Then there was a dispute about who saw the dead boys last in life, and many claimed that dismal dis- tinction, and offered evidences, more or less tampered with by the witness; and when it was ultimately decided who DID see the departed last, and exchanged the last words with them, the lucky parties took upon them- selves a sort of sacred importance, and were gaped at and envied by all the rest.
Most of the boys could say that, and so that cheapened the dis- tinction too much.
But both the diabolic love and the unearthly hate of the mysteries it had penetrated fought for the possession of that soul satiated with primitive emotions, avid of lying fame, of sham dis- tinction, of all the appearances of success and power.
BACK FROM TINCTION Northern bald ibis chicks, a classed as critically are examined by at Chester Zoo.
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This money will help us fund the Albatross Task Force, which is a global team that work with fishermen to save the albatross from ex-x tinction.
It should remind all Americans, regardless of their politics, of how effective the Endangered Species Act has been - and why it's now critically important to protect the law itself from ex- tinction.
Weitere untersuchungen fiber azofarbstoffe behufs tinction menschlicher und thierischer gewebe [Further studies of azo dyestuffs as a stain of human and animal tissues].
It explores the "epistemic underscore" (23) of both disciplines through an elaboration of the dis tinction, familiar from medical rhetoric, between art and science.
On the contrary, it is much more reasonable to argue that the dis tinction between synchronic and diachronic linguistics "seems unfortunate for the study of analogy" (Esper 1973: 179) and, more in general, of language(s), since a strictly synchronic analysis is impossible and conflicts with linguistic reality, which is inherently dynamic and constantly changing.
The effect of such openings clearly relates to all the questions begged by the immediate narrative action; but in the absence of any prior knowledge of the whole narrative (which distinguishes such circumstances as second readings, or stories drawing upon well-defined mythical or folkloric traditions), this dis tinction can have nothing to do with a sense of disjunction between sujet and fabula chronology, because it precedes the reader's awareness of any such chronology.
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