demitint

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

demi- +‎ tint

NounEdit

demitint (plural demitints)

  1. (art) That part of a painting, engraving, etc. which is neither in full darkness nor full light.
  2. (art) The shade itself; neither the darkest nor the lightest in a composition.

SynonymsEdit

  • halftint, half tint

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 19 June 2013, at 15:04