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cold tone

noun, Photography.
a bluish or greenish tinge in a black-and-white print.
Compare warm tone. Unabridged
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  • "There might be some question as to rights in the child," he said, in a clear, cold tone.

    A Little Girl in Old Detroit

    Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • "It was only my duty," he replied, now perfectly calm, and in a cold tone.

    Miles Tremenhere, Vol 1 of 2 Annette Marie Maillard
  • "He was your son;" said Rose, in the same strange, cold tone.

    Rose Clark Fanny Fern
  • "I don't know what you are talking about," said Tish in a cold tone.

    More Tish

    Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The cold tone of his voice again brought Pap's eyes to his face.

    The Triumph of John Kars

    Ridgwell Cullum
  • It was the curious, cold tone that stirred Bat to his first misgiving.

    The Man in the Twilight

    Ridgwell Cullum
  • Rust withdrew himself from her embrace, and without answering her question, said in a cold tone: ‘Come in the house.’

  • "I hope you never will," returned the man saluted as "Jim," in the same low, cold tone.

    Laramie Holds the Range

    Frank H. Spearman
  • "That is quite sufficient, Monsieur d'Artagnan," returned Fouquet, in a cold tone of voice.

    The Vicomte de Bragelonne Alexandre Dumas
  • A warm or cold tone could be imparted to a stock grey as required, and a similar method adopted with regard to the other colours.

    Practical Lithography Alfred Seymour

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