half tones

half tones
 Photographs used in advertising pieces.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • Half-tone — (h[aum]f t[=o]n ), a. Having, consisting of, or pertaining to, half tones; specif. (Photo engraving), pertaining to or designating plates, processes, or the pictures made by them, in which gradation of tone in the photograph is reproduced by a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • half tone — Music. semitone. [1645 55] * * * half tone UK US noun [countable] [singular half tone plural half tones] music american a semitone Thes …   Useful english dictionary

  • half tone — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms half tone : singular half tone plural half tones music American a semitone …   English dictionary

  • half — n., adj., & adv. n. (pl. halves) 1 either of two equal or corresponding parts or groups into which a thing is or might be divided. 2 colloq. = half back. 3 colloq. half a pint, esp. of beer etc. 4 either of two equal periods of play in sports. 5… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Half step — Step Step, n. [AS. st[ae]pe. See {Step}, v. i.] 1. An advance or movement made by one removal of the foot; a pace. [1913 Webster] 2. A rest, or one of a set of rests, for the foot in ascending or descending, as a stair, or a round of a ladder.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • half step — noun An interval of which there are seven in a fifth or twelve in an octave, consisting of two tones whose frequency ratio is about 1.059 or 18/17. See Also: whole step, cent …   Wiktionary

  • half an octave — four tones higher or lower than a given tone …   English contemporary dictionary

  • half-tone — noun 1》 a reproduction of an image in which the tones of grey or colour are produced by variously sized dots. 2》 Music, chiefly N. Amer. a semitone …   English new terms dictionary

  • half·tone — /ˈhæfˌtoʊn, Brit ˈhɑːfˌtoʊn/ noun, pl tones [count] technical 1 : a shade of gray in a photograph using software to lighten/darken the picture s halftones 2 : an image printed by a method that creates many small dots …   Useful english dictionary

  • Quindar tones — Quindar Tones, most often referred to as the beeps that were heard during the Apollo Moon missions, were a means by which remote transmitters on Earth were turned on and off so that the Capsule communicator (CapCom) could communicate with the… …   Wikipedia

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