Tint vs Permeate - What's the difference?

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Tint is a related term of permeate.


As verbs the difference between tint and permeate

is that tint is while permeate is to pass through the pores or interstices of; to penetrate and pass through without causing rupture or displacement; -- applied especially to fluids which pass through substances of loose texture; as, water permeates sand.

As a noun permeate is

a watery by-product of milk production.

tint

English

Etymology 1

Alteration of earlier tinct, from (etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • A slight coloring.
  • A pale or faint tinge of any color; especially, a variation of a color obtained by adding white (contrast shade)
  • A color considered with reference to other very similar colors.
  • Red and blue are different colors, but two shades of scarlet are different tints.
  • A shaded effect in engraving, produced by the juxtaposition of many fine parallel lines.
  • Verb

  • (intransitive)  To shade, to color.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1963, author=(Margery Allingham)
  • , title=(The China Governess) , chapter=1 citation , passage=The half-dozen pieces […] were painted white and carved with festoons of flowers, birds and cupids. To display them the walls had been tinted a vivid blue which had now faded, but the carpet, which had evidently been stored and recently relaid, retained its original turquoise.}}

    See also

    * tinter

    Etymology 2

    Unknown(?)

    Alternative forms

    * int

    Contraction

    (en-cont)
  • (Yorkshire, colloquial) it is not; it isn't; 'tisn't; it'sn't
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    permeate

    English

    Verb

    (permeat)
  • To pass through the pores or interstices of; to penetrate and pass through without causing rupture or displacement; -- applied especially to fluids which pass through substances of loose texture; as, water permeates sand.
  • To enter and spread through; to pervade.
  • Noun

  • A watery by-product of milk production.
  • References

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