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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]

tint

a shade or gradation of a color, usually a pale or less saturated version of the basic shade.
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In the horse we see this tendency strong whenever a dun tint appears--a tint which approaches to that of the general colouring of the other species of the genus.
But the most curious circumstance is, that it secretes from the skin of its belly, when handled, a most beautiful carmine-red fibrous matter, which stains ivory and paper in so permanent a manner that the tint is retained with all its brightness to the present day: I am quite ignorant of the nature and use of this secretion.
One November afternoon, in the calm at the end of a rain-storm of several days' duration, when the sky was still completely overcast and the air was full of mist, I observed that the pond was remarkably smooth, so that it was difficult to distinguish its surface; though it no longer reflected the bright tints of October, but the sombre November colors of the surrounding hills.
Becoming habituated to her companionship, Clifford readily showed how capable of imbibing pleasant tints and gleams of cheerful light from all quarters his nature must originally have been.
Rhino-Rack USA is excited to commence business operations with the Tint World group of franchised companies throughout the United States," said Tony Leix, vice president of Rhino-Rack USA.
However, rented cars are not allowed to tint cars at all.
The most common way of protecting the eyes from glare is by dispensing a multi anti-reflection (MAR) coating or by applying a light tint at approximately 85% light transmission factor (LTF).
Cushion Tint is in line with the "cushion" trend from Asia that gives a light sophisticated "naked" effect to makeup.
While the law is detailed and explains all the options, in no way does it say an Emirati can have a darker tint than others.
Car repair shops and companies record a sharp rise in the number of clients who tint their cars during summers.