noun see aquatint

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • aquatinter — See aquatint. * * * …   Universalium

  • aquatinter — …   Useful english dictionary

  • aquatint — aquatinter, aquatintist, n. /ak weuh tint , ah kweuh /, n. 1. a process imitating the broad flat tints of ink or wash drawings by etching a microscopic crackle on the copperplate intended for printing. 2. an etching made by this process. v.t.,… …   Universalium

  • aquatint — noun Etymology: Italian acqua tinta dyed water Date: 1782 a method of etching a printing plate so that tones similar to watercolor washes can be reproduced; also a print made from a plate so etched • aquatint transitive verb • aquatinter …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aquatintist — See aquatinter. * * * …   Universalium

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