tinter

1 [tin-ter]
noun
a person who specializes in applying tints or dyes.

Origin:
1815–25; tint + -er1

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tinter

2 [tin-ter]
noun Western New England.
Also, teenter.


Origin:
origin uncertain


See seesaw.
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tint (tɪnt)
 
n
1.  a shade of a colour, esp a pale one
2.  a colour that is softened or desaturated by the addition of white
3.  a tinge
4.  a semipermanent dye for the hair
5.  a trace or hint: a tint of jealousy in his voice
6.  engraving uniform shading, produced esp by hatching
7.  printing a panel of colour serving as a background to letters or other matter
 
vb
8.  (tr) to colour or tinge
9.  (tr) to change or influence slightly: his answer was tinted by his prior knowledge
10.  (intr) to acquire a tint
 
[C18: from earlier tinct]
 
'tinter
 
n

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The gable roof employed a tinter-framing system with full-log corner braces notched into the plates.
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