aquatint

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Etymology[edit]

Italian acquatinta dyed water.

Noun[edit]

aquatint (plural aquatints)

  1. A form of etching with acid on a plate partially covered with varnish that produces a print somewhat resembling a watercolour.
  2. An etching or print made using this method.

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Verb[edit]

aquatint (third-person singular simple present aquatints, present participle aquatinting, simple past and past participle aquatinted)

  1. To make such etchings.