from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A salt or ester of tartaric acid.

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  • n. any salt or ester of tartaric acid

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A salt of tartaric acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A salt of tartaric acid.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a salt or ester of tartaric acid


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  • 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.

    More guns, ammunition found at home of Nevada IHOP shooter

  • 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. Headlines

  • 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.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 392, July 7, 1883

  • 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.

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  • 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.

    Waiter, there’s a snow globe in my wine! [tartaric crystals] | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • The modern wine industry has in the main decided that tartrate stabilization is preferable to consumer education.

    Waiter, there’s a snow globe in my wine! [tartaric crystals] | Dr Vino's wine blog

  • This picture is looking down into the tank after we pumped the wine out to clean out the lees and tartrate crystals.

    The New York Cork Report:

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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.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • Cafergot, a mixture of ergotamine tartrate and caffeine, is used to treat or prevent vascular headaches such as migraine and cluster headaches.

    Archive 2009-11-01


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