[haf-tohn, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌtoʊn, ˈhɑf-/
Also called middle-tone. (in painting, drawing, graphics, photography, etc.) a value intermediate between light and dark.
pertaining to, using, used in, or produced by the halftone process:
a halftone screen; a halftone print.
(art) a tonal value midway between highlight and dark shading
(music, US & Canadian) another word for semitone
relating to, used in, or made by halftone
The reproducion of greyscale images using dots of a single shade but varying size to simulate the different shades of grey.
Laser printers that cannot print different sized dots, halftones are produced by varying the numbers of dots in a given area.
This process is also used to produce a black and white version of a colour original using shades of grey in place of colours.
See also device independent bitmap.
noun, Music. 1. .
[haf-trak, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌtræk, ˈhɑf-/ noun 1. a caterpillar tread that runs over and under the rear or driving wheels of a vehicle but is not connected with the forward wheels: used especially on military vehicles. 2. a motor vehicle with rear driving wheels on caterpillar treads. 3. Military. an armored vehicle equipped with half-tracks. noun […]
[haf-trooth, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌtruθ, ˈhɑf-/ noun, plural half-truths [haf-trooth z, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌtruðz, ˈhɑf-/ (Show IPA) 1. a statement that is only partly true, especially one intended to deceive, evade blame, or the like. 2. a statement that fails to divulge the whole truth. noun 1. a partially true statement intended to mislead n. 1650s, from half […]
[haf-turn, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌtɜrn, ˈhɑf-/ noun 1. a 180-degree turn; a direct reversal of direction or orientation, as from front to back or left to right.