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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: astringent (0.00862 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to astringent.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: astringent zat yang mengecilkan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: astringent astringent adj 1: sour or bitter in taste [syn: acerb, acerbic, sharp] 2: tending to draw together or constrict soft organic tissue; “astringent cosmetic lotions” [ant: nonastringent] astringent n : a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals [syn: astringent drug, styptic]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Astringent Astringent \As*trin"gent\ (-jent), a. [L. astringens, p. pr. of astringere: cf. F. astringent. See Astringe.] 1. Drawing together the tissues; binding; contracting; -- opposed to laxative; as, astringent medicines; a butter and astringent taste; astringent fruit. [1913 Webster] 2. Stern; austere; as, an astringent type of virtue. [1913 Webster] Astringent \As*trin"gent\, n. A medicine or other substance that produces contraction in the soft organic textures, and checks discharges of blood, mucus, etc. [1913 Webster] External astringents are called styptics. --Dunglison. [1913 Webster]


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