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Definition of Tartar

Tartar
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. 2. A person of a keen, irritable temper. To catch a tartar, to lay hold of, or encounter, a person who proves too strong for the assailant. [Colloq.]
Tartar
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. 2. A correction which often incrusts the teeth, consisting of salivary mucus, animal matter, and phosphate of lime. 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.
Tartar
Tartar Tar"tar, a. Of or pertaining to Tartary in Asia, or the Tartars.
Tartar
Tartar Tar"tar, n. [Cf. F. tartare.] See Tartarus. --Shak.

Meaning of Tartar from wikipedia

- Tartar may refer to: Tartar (river), a river in Azerbaijan Tartar, Switzerland, a village in the Grisons Tərtər, capital of Tartar District, Azerbaijan...
- Tartar sauce (French: sauce tartare; also spelled Tartare sauce in the UK, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, and other parts of the Commonwealth) is...
- on both sides. A po****r caricature of Mongol warriors—called Tatars or Tartars—has them tenderizing meat under their saddles, then eating it raw. This...
- winemaking. In cooking it is known as cream of tartar. It is processed from the pot****ium acid salt of tartaric acid (a carboxylic acid). The resulting powdery...
- Khan unified the various steppe tribes. Historically, the term Tatars (or Tartars) was applied to anyone originating from the vast Northern and Central Asian...
- Tartaric acid is a white, crystalline organic acid that occurs naturally in many fruits, most notably in grapes, but also in bananas, tamarinds, and citrus...
- The Tartar Steppe (Italian: Il deserto dei Tartari, lit. 'The desert of the Tartars') is a novel by Italian author Dino Buzzati, published in 1940. The...
- The General Dynamics RIM-24 Tartar was a medium-range naval surface-to-air missile (SAM), and was among the earliest surface-to-air missiles to equip United...
- Another typical acid in such formulations is cream of tartar (KC4H5O6), a derivative of tartaric acid. In some jurisdictions, it is required that baking...
- Tartar (Azerbaijani: Tǝrtǝr (listen)) is a city in and the capital of the Tartar District of Azerbaijan. Its po****tion is approximately 18,200, as of...
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