tinting

noun

tint·​ing ˈtin-tiŋ How to pronounce tinting (audio)
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 The figure in the back, all but obscured by the tinting, waved gamely through an open one-third slice of window as the SUV slid by us. Adam Tschorn, Los Angeles Times, 16 Nov. 2023 Indoor window covering options vary; try shades, insulated curtains, or tinting or frosting windows. Nafeesah Allen, Better Homes & Gardens, 14 Sep. 2023 Always make sure to do your homework and find a legal salon with a licensed technician that also has experience with eyebrow tinting. Audrey Noble, Harper's BAZAAR, 6 Sep. 2023 Eyebrow tinting is the process of applying semi-permanent dye to enhance, shape, darken, and define your brows. Audrey Noble, Harper's BAZAAR, 6 Sep. 2023 According to the warrants, the second man would not have been visible in the SUV due to dark tinting on its rear windows. Henri Hollis, ajc, 15 Sep. 2023 Eyebrow tinting works on all brow types and brow colors. Audrey Noble, Harper's BAZAAR, 6 Sep. 2023 Tifosi has several different pairs of shades with solid tinting and frame comfort that work well on the links. John Thompson, Men's Health, 19 July 2023 The analysis of the water samples revealed the presence of a non-toxic tinting agent called fluorescein, which is most commonly used in eye tests. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 30 May 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1841, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of tinting was circa 1841

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“Tinting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tinting. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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