Definition: Noun: (1) colour reproducible with process colours; a process colour. (2) An overall, usually light, colouring that tends to affect areas with density but not clear areas (in contrast to a colour cast). (3) Colour produced by adding white to the hue. (4) A deposit or imprint of less than the maximum amount of ink e.g. in photomechanical reproduction: any dot less than 100%. (5) Surface colour of printing or other paper e.g. bright white of glossy paper intended for reproduction, warm cream of paper designed for exhibition or portraiture. (6) Verb: to colour a print by hand, using brush or air-brush.

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