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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tinge /ˈtɪnʤ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tinge, n. A degree, usually a slight degree, of some color, taste, or something foreign, infused into another substance or mixture, or added to it; tincture; color; dye; hue; shade; taste.
    His notions, too, respecting the government of the state, took a tinge from his notions respecting the government of the church.   --Macaulay.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tinge v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tinged p. pr. & vb. n. Tingeing ]  To imbue or impregnate with something different or foreign; as, to tinge a decoction with a bitter taste; to affect in some degree with the qualities of another substance, either by mixture, or by application to the surface; especially, to color slightly; to stain; as, to tinge a blue color with red; an infusion tinged with a yellow color by saffron.
    His [Sir Roger's] virtues, as well as imperfections, are tinged by a certain extravagance.   --Addison.
 Syn: -- To color; dye; stain.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a slight but appreciable addition; "this dish could use a
           touch of garlic" [syn: touch, hint, mite, pinch,
            jot, speck, soupcon]
      2: a pale or subdued color [syn: undertone]
      v 1: suffuse with color [syn: imbue, hue]
      2: affect as in thought or feeling; "My personal feelings color
         my judgment in this case"; "The sadness tinged his life"
         [syn: color, colour, distort]
      3: dye with a color [syn: tint, tinct, bepaint, touch]