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tints

n. sunglasses. I have to get some prescription tints.
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It was marvellous, a feast for the eyes, this complication of coloured tints, a perfect kaleidoscope of green, yellow, orange, violet, indigo, and blue; in one word, the whole palette of an enthusiastic colourist
At this period the earth sloped downwards; the light took a uniform tint.
Viewed from a hilltop it reflects the color of the sky; but near at hand it is of a yellowish tint next the shore where you can see the sand, then a light green, which gradually deepens to a uniform dark green in the body of the pond.
But the most curious circumstance is, that it secretes from the skin of its belly, when handled, a most beautiful carmine-red fibrous matter, which stains ivory and paper in so permanent a manner that the tint is retained with all its brightness to the present day: I am quite ignorant of the nature and use of this secretion.
Beyond and above spread an expanse of sky, dark blue as at twilight: rising into the sky was a woman's shape to the bust, portrayed in tints as dusk and soft as I could combine.
Your pleasures, by your own account, have been few; but I daresay you did exist in a kind of artist's dreamland while you blent and arranged these strange tints.
In the horse we see this tendency strong whenever a dun tint appears--a tint which approaches to that of the general colouring of the other species of the genus.
Barbicane also noticed large craters, without any interior cones, which shed a bluish tint similar to the reflection of a sheet of steel freshly polished.
Farther on, he noticed a reddish tint, quite defined.
Far away on each hand stretch the rich pastures, and the patches of dark earth made ready for the seed of broad-leaved green crops, or touched already with the tint of the tender-bladed autumn-sown corn.
The Motorway Police spokesman Naeem Siddiqui informed here on Thursday that since February 11 the plates and window tints from more than 4,500 vehicles had been removed.
According to Orbos, apart from addressing safety and security aspects, the regulation on car window tints will also help the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) in its implementation of the 'high-occupancy vehicle' (HOV) lane on Edsa.
Reading Dave Anderson's "Improve Your View" column in the April issue, I am struck by the writer's selection of lens tints for his shooting eyewear.
SageGlass tints on demand to enhance occupant comfort and enables views and connection to the outdoors.
Get ready to add some see-through style to your next craft or repair project with the latest introduction from Duck brand: Duck Tape Transparent Tints in aqua, fuchsia, and lime.