tint·​ing | \ ˈtin-tiŋ How to pronounce tinting (audio) \

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

Recent Examples on the Web In the hot pursuit of perfect eyebrows, stars indulge in a ritual of tinting, tweezing, threading, waxing, laminating and microblading, boosted by an arsenal of serums, supplements, pencils, powders and gels. Ingrid Schmidt, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 July 2022 She was cited for the window tinting and improper handling of a firearm and was taken to the Geauga County jail. Joan Rusek, cleveland, 20 July 2022 The dyes used in eyebrow tinting are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), says Dr. Peredo. Wendy Sy, Allure, 8 June 2022 Millissa Andra Travis, 21, of the 1300 block of South 7th Avenue, Maywood, was arrested on charges of improper window tinting/treatment and driving without a valid license/permit at 1:28 a.m. June 15 at North Aurora Road and North Route 59. Steve Metsch, Chicago Tribune, 20 June 2022 Similar to hair coloring, there is some maintenance involved with tinting. Wendy Sy, Allure, 8 June 2022 Indoor window covering options vary; try shades, insulated curtains, or tinting or frosting windows. Nafeesah Allen, Better Homes & Gardens, 1 June 2022 Also known as lip blushing or lip tinting, a lip tattoo is a simple wash of sheer color across the entire lip. Leah Prinzivalli, Allure, 25 May 2022 Tint World Automotive Styling Centers, window tinting and automotive accessory franchise, named Patrick Amaral as the company’s social media and design manager. Cindy Kent, Sun Sentinel, 23 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of tinting

circa 1841, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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30 Jul 2022

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“Tinting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tinting. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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