toner

[ toh-ner ]
/ ˈtoʊ nər /

noun

a person or thing that tones.
a highly concentrated organic pigment containing little or no inert matter.
a powder, either dry or dispersed in an organic liquid, used in xerography to produce the final image.
Also called chemical toner. Photography, Movies. a chemical solution used to change the color of and, in some cases, help preserve black-and-white prints and motion-picture film by altering or replacing the silver image.
a worker for a paint manufacturer who tests the color and quality of paint.
a cosmetic preparation, usually a liquid, used to restore firmness to the skin.

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Origin of toner

First recorded in 1885–90; tone + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for toner

toner
/ (ˈtəʊnə) /

noun

a person or thing that tones or produces tones, esp a concentrated pure organic pigment
a cosmetic preparation that is applied to produce a required effect, such as one that softens or alters hair colour or one that reduces the oiliness of the skin
photog a chemical solution that softens or alters the colour of the tones of a photographic image
a powdered chemical used in photocopying machines and laser printers, which is transferred onto paper to form the printed image
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