Definition of toner
: one that tones or is a source of tones: such asa : a substance (such as a thermoplastic powder) used especially to develop an image (such as a latent xerographic image) on a piece of paperb : a liquid cosmetic for cleansing the skin and contracting the poresc : a solution used to impart color to a silver photographic image
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In 1927, Chanel introduced a variety of skin-care offerings, including toners, creams, lotions, and soaps, that were a celebration of simple beauty.
Use a cleansing water or reviving toner to fake post-shower skin.
Apple’s amended lawsuit leans on the U.S. Supreme Court decision involving a dispute between copier maker Lexmark International and Impression Products, a third party that refills empty laser toner cartridges.
But along came a small company called Impression Products that bought up millions of old Lexmark toner cartridges and refilled them for sale.
In addition, a corporate bean counter would notice the special blue toner that’s required for erasability costs roughly double what traditional supplies go for.
Hello Birdie recently teamed with San Diego brand Sara Elizabeth Skincare to offer Birdies of Paradise — an illuminating foot soak, brightening scrub, massage, toner, antioxidant treatment, velveteen foot cream and choice of nail polish.
This week, the court ruled again along those same lines, handing a victory to consumer groups in a case about printer cartridges — or, more specifically, toner cartridges, the kind used by laserjet printers.
More than 30 vehicles, a stack of copy machines, computer equipment, bicycles, toner and other miscellaneous items will be up for bid Saturday during the annual Lake County Sheriff's Department annual property auction.
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Definition of toner for English Language Learners
: a dark powder that is used like ink in machines that print and copy documents
: a liquid that is used to clean and tighten the skin
Medical Definition of toner
: one that tones a muscle toner; especially : a liquid cosmetic for cleansing the skin and contracting the pores facial toners
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