Meaning of aquatint


Pronunciation: (ak'wu-tint", ä'kwu-), [key]
— 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., v.i.
  1. to etch in aquatint.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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