noun. a method of etching that imitates the broad washes of a water color.
noun. an etching made by a process that makes it resemble a water color.
verb. etch in aquatint.
Example sentences of the word aquatint
1. Noun, singular or mass
Drypoint is the method of engraving directly onto a copper plate with a sharp stylus, while both aquatint and soft-ground etching use acid to create an image on a metal plate.