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English → English (WordNet) Definition: tincture tincture v 1: fill, as with a certain quality; “The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide” [syn: impregnate, infuse, instill] 2: stain or tint with a color; “The leaves were tinctured with a bright red” tincture n 1: a substances that colors metals 2: an indication that something has been present; “there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim”; “a tincture of condescension” [syn: trace, vestige, shadow] 3: a quality of a given color that differs slightly from a primary color; “after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted” [syn: shade, tint, tone] 4: (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
English → English (gcide) Definition: Tincture Tincture \Tinc"ture\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tinctured; p. pr. & vb. n. Tincturing.] 1. To communicate a slight foreign color to; to tinge; to impregnate with some extraneous matter. [1913 Webster] A little black paint will tincture and spoil twenty gay colors. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster] 2. To imbue the mind of; to communicate a portion of anything foreign to; to tinge. [1913 Webster] The stain of habitual sin may thoroughly tincture all our soul. --Barrow. [1913 Webster] Tincture \Tinc"ture\, n. [L. tinctura a dyeing, from tingere, tinctum, to tinge, dye: cf. OE. tainture, teinture, F. teinture, L. tinctura. See Tinge.] 1. A tinge or shade of color; a tint; as, a tincture of red. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) One of the metals, colors, or furs used in armory. [1913 Webster] Note: There are two metals: gold, called or, and represented in engraving by a white surface covered with small dots; and silver, called argent, and represented by a plain white surface. The colors and their representations are as follows: red, called gules, or a shading of vertical lines; blue, called azure, or horizontal lines; black, called sable, or horizontal and vertical lines crossing; green, called vert, or diagonal lines from dexter chief corner; purple, called purpure, or diagonal lines from sinister chief corner. The furs are ermine, ermines, erminois, pean, vair, counter vair, potent, and counter potent. See Illustration in Appendix. [1913 Webster] 3. The finer and more volatile parts of a substance, separated by a solvent; an extract of a part of the substance of a body communicated to the solvent. [1913 Webster] 4. (Med.) A solution (commonly colored) of medicinal substance in alcohol, usually more or less diluted; spirit containing medicinal substances in solution. [1913 Webster] Note: According to the United States Pharmacop[oe]ia, the term tincture (also called alcoholic tincture, and spirituous tincture) is reserved for the alcoholic solutions of nonvolatile substances, alcoholic solutions of volatile substances being called spirits. [1913 Webster] Ethereal tincture, a solution of medicinal substance in ether. [1913 Webster] 5. A slight taste superadded to any substance; as, a tincture of orange peel. [1913 Webster] 6. A slight quality added to anything; a tinge; as, a tincture of French manners. [1913 Webster] All manners take a tincture from our own. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Every man had a slight tincture of soldiership, and scarcely any man more than a slight tincture. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

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