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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Tartar (0.00990 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Tartar.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: tartar tartar n 1: a salt used especially in baking powder [syn: cream of tartar , potassium hydrogen tartrate] 2: a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman [syn: dragon] 3: a member of the Mongolian people of central Asia who invaded Russia in the 13th century [syn: Tatar, Mongol Tatar] 4: an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums [syn: calculus, tophus]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Tartar Tartar \Tar"tar\, a. Of or pertaining to Tartary in Asia, or the Tartars. [1913 Webster] Tartar \Tar"tar\, n. [Cf. F. tartare.] See Tartarus. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Tartar \Tar"tar\, n. [F. tartre (cf. Pr. tartari, Sp., Pg., & It. tartaro, LL. tartarum, LGr. ?); perhaps of Arabic origin.] 1. (Chem.) A reddish crust or sediment in wine casks, consisting essentially of crude cream of tartar, and used in marking pure cream of tartar, tartaric acid, potassium carbonate, black flux, etc., and, in dyeing, as a mordant for woolen goods; -- called also argol, wine stone, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. A correction which often incrusts the teeth, consisting of salivary mucus, animal matter, and phosphate of lime. [1913 Webster] Cream of tartar. (Chem.) See under Cream. Tartar emetic (Med. Chem.), a double tartrate of potassium and basic antimony. It is a poisonous white crystalline substance having a sweetish metallic taste, and used in medicine as a sudorific and emetic. [1913 Webster] Tartar \Tar"tar\, n. 1. [Per. T[=a]t[=a]r, of Tartar origin.] A native or inhabitant of Tartary in Asia; a member of any one of numerous tribes, chiefly Moslem, of Turkish origin, inhabiting the Russian Europe; -- written also, more correctly but less usually, Tatar. [1913 Webster] 2. A person of a keen, irritable temper. [1913 Webster] To catch a tartar, to lay hold of, or encounter, a person who proves too strong for the assailant. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

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