• Definition for "halftone"
    • A tone or value halfway between a highlight…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "halftone"
  • Synonym for "halftone"
  • Hypernym for "halftone"
  • Cross Reference for "halftone"
  • Same Context for "halftone"

halftone definition

  • noun:
    • A tone or value halfway between a highlight and a dark shadow.
    • A picture when the gradations of light tend to be acquired by the relative darkness and density of small dots made by photographing the subject through an excellent screen.
    • A picture made by such a process.
    • Music See semitone.
    • one half the interval between two notes on a scale.
    • A picture made by utilising the procedure for half-toning.
  • verb:
    • To reproduce an image or other continuous tone image through spots of numerous sizes.
102 votes

How would you define halftone?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!