American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A salt or ester of tartaric acid.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A salt of tartaric acid. The tartrates have the general formulæ MH.H4C4O6 and M2H4C4O6, where M represents a univalent metal or radical. The salts represented by the first formula exhibit an acid reaction. A large number of double tartrates also are known.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Chem.) A salt of tartaric acid.
- n. a salt or ester of tartaric acid
“Detectives also found a religious book containing "written text 7/22/2012 End of…," five passports, two boxes containing gun parts and an empty pharmacy bottle for the medication Metprolol tartrate, which is generally used to treat hypertension.”
“Drenches that contain tetrahydro-pyrimidines will also do the trick: either pyrantel pamoate at a rate of 6. 6mg per kilogram of horse; or you could opt for a pyrantel tartrate, which is used as a daily wormer at a dose rate of 2. 64mg per kilogram.”
“Similar operations with other well known reducing agents, such as tartrate of soda, glycerine, etc., do not give such good colors, because they do not precipitate the copper solution so rapidly and at so low a temperature.”
“A generic, less expensive form of Ambien zolpidem tartrate went on the market in 2005 and instantly "became a 'best-buy' drug from a safety, effectiveness and affordability point of view," said Jon Schommer, a professor at the University of Minnesota's College of Pharmacy in Minneapolis.”
“If they are tartaric crystals, consider this from the Oxford Companion to Wine: Only the most informed consumers appreciate the harmlessness of tartrate crystals in bottle.”
“The modern wine industry has in the main decided that tartrate stabilization is preferable to consumer education.”
“This picture is looking down into the tank after we pumped the wine out to clean out the lees and tartrate crystals.”
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“Over the next few minutes, Snyder gave the president amyl nitrite to sniff and injections of papaverine hydrochloride, morphine tartrate, heparin, and, later, a second shot of morphine.”
“Cafergot, a mixture of ergotamine tartrate and caffeine, is used to treat or prevent vascular headaches such as migraine and cluster headaches.”
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