In printing, an alternate term for flat tint. See Flat Tint.

The term tint is also occasionally used as an alternate term for spot color. See Spot Color.

In subtractive color theory, tint refers to a primary hue to which some quantity of white pigment has been added.

The term tint is also an alternate term for saturation, or how white (or light) a particular hue is. See Saturation.

In ink mixing, a colored printing ink to which a quantity of extender or white pigment has been added in order to reduce the color strength of the primary color.

In halftone photography, tint refers to a halftone produced with a dot percentage of less than 100%.

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