to etch in aquatint
- a type of etching by which spaces tend to be bitten through aqua fortis in which an impact is created resembling a drawing in water colors or India ink additionally the engraving made by this process
- etch in aquatint
- an approach of etching that imitates the broad washes of a water-color
- an etching made by a procedure that makes it resemble a water color
- Alt. of Aquatinta
1782, "engraving made out of aqua fortis," from Italian acquatinta, from Latin aqua tincta "dyed liquid;" see aqua- + tinct.
(letter.) Alt. of Aquatinta