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tincture

noun

1 tincture

A substance that colors or dyes.

Roget 41: mixture, admixture, commixture, commixtion; commixion, intermixture, alloyage, matrimony; junction etc. 43; combination etc. 48; ... show more



2 tincture

An indication that something has been present:
— A tincture of condescension.

synonyms: shadow, trace, vestige.

Roget 32: smallness etc. adj.; littleness etc. (small size) 193; tenuity; paucity; fewness etc. (small number) 103; meanness, ... show more

Dutch: teken, spoor, overblijfsel

3 tincture

A quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color.

synonyms: shade, tint, tone.

Roget 428: color, hue, tint, tinge, dye, complexion, shade, tincture, cast, livery, coloration, glow, flush; tone, ... show more

Dutch: kleurschakering, nuance, schakering, tint
Polish: nuta, odcień, ton

4 tincture

pharmacology A medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution.

Dutch: tinctuur
Polish: nastój

verb

1 tincture

Fill, as with a certain quality:
— The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide.

synonyms: impregnate, infuse, instill.

Roget 41: mix; join etc. 43; combine etc. 48; commix, immix, intermix; mix up with, mingle; commingle, intermingle, ... show more

2 tincture

Stain or tinge with a slight amount of a color.


Moby thesaurus: achievement, achromatism, alerion, animal charge, annulet, apply paint, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms, azure, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, baton, bearings, bedaub, bedizen, begild, bend ... show more.

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