Definitions for halftoneˈhæfˌtoʊn, ˈhɑf-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(in painting, drawing, graphics, photography, etc.) a value intermediate between light and dark.
Category: Photography, Fine Arts
a printing process in which gradation of tone is obtained by a system of minute dots. the metal plate used in such a process. the print obtained in such a process.
Category: Printing, Fine Arts
Category: Music and Dance
Origin of halftone:
a print obtained from photoengraving
halftone, halftone engraving, photoengraving(noun)
an engraving used to reproduce an illustration
Half the interval between two notes on a scale.
A picture made by using the process of half-toning.
To reproduce a photograph or other continuous tone image by the use of dots of various sizes.