Tartarated to Taster
(Tar"tar*a`ted) a. (Chem.) Tartrated.
(Tar*ta"re*an Tar*ta"re*ous) a. [L. tartareus: cf. F. tartaréen.] Of or pertaining to Tartarus; hellish.
(Tar*ta"re*ous), a. [Cf. 1st Tartarous.]
1. Consisting of tartar; of the nature of tartar.
2. (Bot.) Having the surface rough and crumbling; as, many lichens are tartareous.
Tartarian lamb (Bot.), Scythian lamb. See Barometz.
(Tar*ta"ri*an Tar*tar"ic) a. Of or pertaining to Tartary in Asia, or the Tartars.
(Tar*ta"ri*an) n. (Bot.) The name of some kinds of cherries, as the Black Tartarian, or the
Tartaric acid. (a) An acid widely diffused throughout the vegetable kingdom, as in grapes, mountain-
ash berries, etc., and obtained from tartar as a white crystalline substance, C2H2(OH)2.(CO2H)2, having
a strong pure acid taste. It is used in medicine, in dyeing, calico printing, photography, etc., and also as
a substitute for lemon juice. Called also dextro-tartaric acid. (b) By extension, any one of the series of
isomeric acids (racemic acid, levotartaric acid, inactive tartaric acid) of which tartaric acid proper is the
(Tar*tar"ic) a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to tartar; derived from, or resembling, tartar.
(Tar"tar*ine) n. (Old Chem.) Potassium carbonate, obtained by the incineration of tartar.
Tartarized antimony (Med. Chem.), tartar emetic.
(Tar"tar*ize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tartarized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tartarizing ] [Cf. F. tartariser.]
(Chem.) To impregnate with, or subject to the action of, tartar. [R.]
(Tar"tar*ize) v. t. To cause to resemble the Tartars and their civilization, as by conquest.
(Tar"tar*ous) a. [Cf. F. tartareux.] Containing tartar; consisting of tartar, or partaking of its
(Tar"tar*ous) a. Resembling, or characteristic of, a Tartar; ill-natured; irritable.
The Tartarous moods of common men.B. Jonson.
(Tar"ta*rum) n. (Chem.) See 1st Tartar.
(Tar"ta*rus) n. [L., from Gr. Ta`rtaros.] (Class. Myth.) The infernal regions, described in the
Iliad as situated as far below Hades as heaven is above the earth, and by later writers as the place of
punishment for the spirits of the wicked. By the later poets, also, the name is often used synonymously
with Hades, or the Lower World in general.
(Tar"ta*ry) n. Tartarus. [Obs.] Spenser.
(Tar*ti"ni's tones`) [From Tartini, an Italian violinist, who discovered them in 1754.] See
the Note under Tone.
(Tart"ish) a. Somewhat tart.