Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or property of being tart. Sharpness to the taste; acidity.
- n. Sharpness of language or manner; acerbity; severity.
- n. Synonyms Asperity, Harshness, etc. See acrimony.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The quality or state of being tart.
- n. the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
- n. a rough and bitter manner
- n. a sharp sour taste
- tart + -ness (Wiktionary)
“I find that a lot of their tartness is lost when you use bottled juice, so make sure to pick up some fresh fruit to juice to make this loaf.”
“I love acidity in white wines, but the malic acid, just-bite-into-an-underripe-green apple tartness is too much here, throwing the wine off balance.”
“To be honest, I prefer plain, straight-up cheesecake ... maybe with a touch of lemon or vanilla, and some tartness from the dairy used.”
“I think the tartness is the perfect counterpoint to the sweet topping… but I tend to like tart thingsto begin with.”
“It was incredibly clever to add a subtle glaze to the top, the tartness was the perfect marriage to the citrus sweetness of the dense cake.”
“Grapes mature, yet there is always a very pungent tartness, which is felt remaining in the throat when one eats them in large quantities, arising from defect of cultivation.”
“Richness - oiliness and fattiness - is interesting because it's not technically one of the four tastes (sweet, salty, sour and bitter), but it has a balancing relationship with tartness, which is why we put pickles and ketchup on fatty burgers, eat pork with sauerkraut, and why it's always so surprising when someone points out that the main flavors in mayonnaise are oil and lemon.”
“Andouille sausage adds some fat to the dish to counter the wine's tartness, which is also smoothed with a bit of cream.”
“Marston, in his preface, wishes to be outlawed, and of whom he says that he fully merits the 'tartness' and freedom of his satire.”
“It is richer and fuller-bodied than the German wines, without the tartness which is strongly developed in nearly all the Rhenish varieties.”
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