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 for tint
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tint \Tint\, n. [For older tinct, fr. L. tinctus, p. p. of
     tingere to dye: cf. F. teinte, teint, It. tinta, tinto. See
     Tinge, and cf. Taint to stain, a stain, Tent a kind of
     wine, Tinto.]
     A slight coloring. Specifically: 
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     (a) A pale or faint tinge of any color.
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               Or blend in beauteous tints the colored mass.
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               Their vigor sickens, and their tints decline.
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     (b) A color considered with reference to other very similar
         colors; as, red and blue are different colors, but two
         shades of scarlet are different tints.
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     (c) (Engraving) A shaded effect produced by the juxtaposition
         of many fine parallel lines.
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     Tint tool (Eng.), a species of graver used for cutting the
        parallel lines which produce tints in engraving.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tint \Tint\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tinted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     To give a slight coloring to; to tinge.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a quality of a given color that differs slightly from
           another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of
           pink that she wanted" [syn: shade, tint, tincture,
      v 1: color lightly; "her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the
           leaves were tinged red in November" [syn: tint, tinct,
           tinge, touch]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  161 Moby Thesaurus words for "tint":
     Munsell chroma, achromatism, affect, apply paint, bedaub, bedizen,
     begild, besmear, brightness, brush on paint, burr, calcimine,
     cartoon, cast, chalk, charcoal, chiseling, chroma, chromatic color,
     chromaticity, chromatism, chromism, coat, color, color balance,
     color harmony, color quality, color scheme, colorant, coloration,
     colorimetric quality, coloring, complexion, cool color, copy,
     cover, crayon, cross-hatching, crosshatch, dab, dash, dash off,
     daub, decorator color, deep-dye, delineate, demitint, depict,
     design, diagram, dip, distemper, doodle, double-dye, draft, draw,
     dye, emblazon, enamel, engild, engravement, engraving, etch,
     etching, face, fast-dye, fresco, gem-engraving, gild,
     glass-cutting, glaze, gloss, glyptic, grain, graving, half tint,
     hatch, hatching, hint, hue, illuminate, imbue, incision, influence,
     infusion, ingrain, inkling, inscript, inscription, intimation,
     japan, key, lacquer, lay on color, lightness, limn, line, lining,
     marking, natural color, neutral color, paint, paint a picture,
     pallor, parget, pencil, picture, picturize, pigment, pigmentation,
     portray, prime, purity, rinse, saturation, sauce, score, scoring,
     scratch, scratching, scumble, seasoning, shade, shadow, shellac,
     sketch, skin color, slash, slashing, slop on paint, smack, smear,
     soupcon, spice, sprinkling, stain, stencil, stipple, stippling,
     suggestion, suspicion, taint, tempering, thought, tinct, tincture,
     tinge, tone, tooling, touch, touch up, trace, type-cutting,
     undercoat, undercolor, value, varnish, vestige, warm color, wash,

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      (Or "tint") The coordinate in the HSB colour
     model that determines the frequency of light or the position
     in the spectrum or the relative amounts of red, green and
     blue.  Hue corresponds to the common definition of colour,
     e.g. "red", "orange", "violet" etc.  The other coordinates are
     saturation and brightness.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     Interpreted version of JOVIAL.
     [Sammet 1969, p. 528].

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