tint Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"tint" in British English

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tintnoun [C]

uk   us   /tɪnt/
a ​smallamount of a ​colour: The ​paint we're using for the ​bathroom is ​white with a ​yellow tint. The ​eveningsky was ​deeppink, with tints ofpurple and ​red in it. UK a ​smallamount of dye , ​especially used on the ​hair, or the ​act of using such a ​substance: She's had ​blonde tints put in her ​hair. I'm going to the hairdresser's for a tint.

tintverb [T]

uk   us   /tɪnt/
to ​slightlychange the ​colour of something: As the ​sun set, it tinted the ​snowpink.
(Definition of tint from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tintverb [T]

 us   /tɪnt/
art to ​color something ​slightly

tintnoun [C]

 us   /tɪnt/
art a ​variety of a ​color, or a ​palecolor: Here, the ​ocean is ​gray with a ​blue tint. art A tint is also a ​substance used to ​changeslightly the ​color of something, esp. ​hair or ​paint.
(Definition of tint from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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