Sentence Examples


  • The colourproducing reagent is added and the tints compared.
  • This beautiful material presents a great diversity of tints, but a rich hyacinth red is common.
  • The tints and hues of some of the pools are of matchless beauty.
  • Coccinea, often confounded with the red oak, but with larger leaves, with long lobes ending in several acute points; they change to a brilliant scarlet with the first October frosts, giving one of the most striking of the various glowing tints that render the American forests so beautiful in autumn.
  • The bark, very dark externally, is an excellent tanning substance; the inner layers form the quercitron of commerce, used by dyers for communicating to fabrics various tints of yellow, and, with iron salts, yielding a series of brown and drab hues; the colouring property depends on a crystalline principle called quercitrin, of which it should contain about 8%.