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toner

Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊnər; ˈtəʊnə(r)/

Translation of toner in Spanish:

noun/nombre

u and c
  • 1.1 (for skin) tónico (masculine), loción (feminine) tonificante
    Example sentences
    • Essential oils can be used in making homemade lotions, facial toners, shampoos, perfumes, soaps, shower gels, and other natural products.
    • Alcohol-based astringents and toners can make skin even drier.
    • Choose a toner appropriate for your skin type, and look for toners without alcohol, colors or artificial fragrance.
    1.2 [Photography/Fotografía] virador (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • After toning in sepia or brown toner, treat prints for 2 to 5 minutes in working solution.
    • This is definitely a factor in the final print color, even after toning in selenium and brown toner.
    • Selenium remains the most popular toner among fine art photographers.
    1.3 (for photocopier) toner (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Mono printers generally use a single photocopier-type cartridge of black powdered toner.
    • I was doing a large amount of photocopying in the last half of my day at the software company, and the photocopier ran out of toner.
    • Coloured inks are more expensive than black toner and colour printers use powder, liquid or solid inks depending on the printing process.

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