tinting

noun
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 Eyebrow tinting works on skin types, skin tones, and hair colors. Audrey Noble, Harper's BAZAAR, "What Is Eyebrow Tinting?," 21 Apr. 2021 Oh Exalted One: Your column on window tinting struck a chord. Frank Fellone, Arkansas Online, "OPINION | DRIVETIME MAHATMA: Impaired driving is still focus," 27 Dec. 2020 Eyebrow tinting is the process of applying semi-permanent dye to enhance, shape, and define your brows. Audrey Noble, Harper's BAZAAR, "What Is Eyebrow Tinting?," 21 Apr. 2021 Dear Mahatma: Thanks for the column on window tinting. Frank Fellone, Arkansas Online, "OPINION | DRIVETIME MAHATMA: Impaired driving is still focus," 27 Dec. 2020 State law prohibits the over-tinting of vehicle windows. Frank Fellone, Arkansas Online, "OPINION | DRIVETIME MAHATMA: Impaired driving is still focus," 27 Dec. 2020 This is equipment the dealer added and is now charging you for such as wheel locks, mudflaps or window tinting. Nerd Wallet, cleveland, "What car buying fees should you pay?," 19 Dec. 2020 Khyrit Passmore, 23, of the 7800 block of South Bishop Street, Chicago, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana by a driver and improper window tinting at 2:49 a.m. Nov. 11 at West Grand Avenue and Old Grand Avenue. Chuck Fieldman, chicagotribune.com, "Elmhurst police blotter: police investigating .380 shell casing found in street on Berkley Avenue," 13 Nov. 2020 Greenberg said Vega worked with him in both window-tinting, and at the bar, which was his true love. Wayne K. Roustan, sun-sentinel.com, "Boys, 16, wanted to go for joy ride. They shot a man dead for his Mercedes, cops say.," 17 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of tinting

circa 1841, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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7 May 2021

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“Tinting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tinting. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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