Definition of tritone
: a musical interval of three whole steps
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Standard tritone printing uses black and two shades of gray; a preferred Steidl technique is to print with three different blacks and two shades of gray, with results that closely mimic the appearance of photogravure.
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Origin and Etymology of tritone
Greek tritonon, from tri- + tonos tone
First Known Use: 1609See Words from the same year
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