tinting

noun
tint·ing | \ˈtin-tiŋ \

Definition of tinting 

1 : the act or process of one that tints

2 : the engraved or colored tint produced by tinting

Examples of tinting in a Sentence

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Celia Contreras owns a window-tinting shop that abuts Central Avenue and lives in a small house connected to her business. Jessica Boehm, azcentral, "South Phoenix neighbors take light rail fight to City Council," 19 June 2018 Celia Contreras owns a window-tinting shop that abuts Central Avenue and lives in a small house connected to her business. Jessica Boehm, azcentral, "South Phoenix neighbors take light rail fight to City Council," 19 June 2018 Heavy tinting is what brought a car to a police officer's attention about 9:10 p.m. Saturday, June 30. Jane Ford-stewart, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "8 to 10 pounds of pot found in car, along with firearm with extended magazine in West Allis," 3 July 2018 Celia Contreras owns a window-tinting shop that abuts Central Avenue and lives in a small house connected to her business. Jessica Boehm, azcentral, "South Phoenix neighbors take light rail fight to City Council," 19 June 2018 Celia Contreras owns a window-tinting shop that abuts Central Avenue and lives in a small house connected to her business. Jessica Boehm, azcentral, "South Phoenix neighbors take light rail fight to City Council," 19 June 2018 Color is also the digital palette for Brazilian artist Marina Amaral, who has gained a following with her carefully researched tinting of historical images. Steve Hendrix, Washington Post, "Is technology bringing history to life or distorting it?," 10 May 2018 At first, the tinting may be small and may not cause a problem. Alice Adams, Houston Chronicle, "Eye-witness report: What you should know about cataracts," 15 Mar. 2018 World also provides residential, commercial and marine computerized window tinting and security film services with locations throughout the United States and abroad, with franchise opportunities available worldwide. Staff Report, Houston Chronicle, "Business Roundup," 9 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of tinting

circa 1841, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of tinting was circa 1841

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