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Meaning of AQUATINT

Pronunciation:  'akwu`tint

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a method of etching that imitates the broad washes of a water color
  2. [n]  an etching made by a process that makes it resemble a water color
  3. [v]  etch in aquatint

AQUATINT is a 8 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: engraving, etch, etching, etching



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\A"qua*tint\, Aquatinta \A`qua*tin"ta\, n. [It.
acquatinta dyed water; acqua (L. aqua) water + tinto, fem.
tinta, dyed. See {Tint}.]
A kind of etching in which spaces are bitten by the use of
aqua fortis, by which an effect is produced resembling a
drawing in water colors or India ink; also, the engraving
produced by this method.

Thesaurus Terms
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