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tint

(tint),
A shade of color varying according to the amount of white admixed with the pigment.
[L. tingo, pp. tinctus, to dye]
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It was marvellous, a feast for the eyes, this complication of coloured tints, a perfect kaleidoscope of green, yellow, orange, violet, indigo, and blue; in one word, the whole palette of an enthusiastic colourist!
It had the semblance of a pleasant meadow, whose slender grasses and whose velvety mosses were frosted with a shining dust, and tinted with palest green that deepened gradually to the darkest hue of the orange leaf, and deepened yet again into gravest brown, then faded into orange, then into brightest gold, and culminated in the delicate pink of a new-blown rose.
Some of the water placed in a glass was of a pale reddish tint; and, examined under a microscope, was seen to swarm with minute animalcula darting about, and often exploding.
With the connivance and assistance of his wife he disguised himself, covered those keen eyes with tinted glasses, masked the face with a moustache and a pair of bushy whiskers, sunk that clear voice into an insinuating whisper, and doubly secure on account of the girl's short sight, he appears as Mr.
So were the tinted spectacles and the curious voice, which both hinted at a disguise, as did the bushy whiskers.
One gleam of light lifted into relief a half-submerged mast, on which sat a cormorant, dark and large, with wings flecked with foam; its beak held a gold bracelet set with gems, that I had touched with as brilliant tints as my palette could yield, and as glittering distinctness as my pencil could impart.
Beyond and above spread an expanse of sky, dark blue as at twilight: rising into the sky was a woman's shape to the bust, portrayed in tints as dusk and soft as I could combine.
Your pleasures, by your own account, have been few; but I daresay you did exist in a kind of artist's dreamland while you blent and arranged these strange tints. Did you sit at them long each day?"
Holley brings more than seven years of social media experience in the South Florida area to the Tint World family and will offer an ever-increasing online presence to the company's more than 70 global franchise locations with creative and social media support.
He was replying to concerns from Bukit Aman Department of Investigation and Traffic Enforcement director DCP Datuk Azisman Alias who told Malay Mail yesterday that the removal of the tint limit would hurt law enforcement activities and expose police personnel to unnecessary risk.
The MP said in Parliament today in case window tint will be permitted for a $500 fee, then around $10 million soms can be received for the budget from some 20,000 vehicles.
While the patient did experience some relief, he had an awareness of his peripheral field deficit with the opaque backing and elected to try an enhancement tint instead.