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Noun tang has 7 senses


tangn. [Of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. tang seaweed, Sw. tång, Icel. . Cf. Tangle.].
     A coarse blackish seaweed (Fuscus nodosus).  Dr. Prior.  [1913 Webster]
Tang sparrow (Zoöl.), the rock pipit. [Prov. Eng.]
tangn. [Probably fr. OD. tanger sharp, tart, literally, pinching; akin to E. tongs. √59. See Tong.].
  •  A strong or offensive taste; especially, a taste of something extraneous to the thing itself; as, wine or cider has a tang of the cask.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Fig.: A sharp, specific flavor or tinge. Cf. Tang a twang.  [1913 Webster]
    "Such proceedings had a strong tang of tyranny."  [1913 Webster]
    "A cant of philosophism, and a tang of party politics."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A projecting part of an object by means of which it is secured to a handle, or to some other part; anything resembling a tongue in form or position.  [1913 Webster]
tangn. [Of imitative origin. Cf. Twang. This word has become confused with tang tatse, flavor.].
     A sharp, twanging sound; an unpleasant tone; a twang.  [1913 Webster]
tangn. [Chin. T`ang.].
     A dynasty in Chinese history, from a. d. 618 to 905, distinguished by the founding of the Imperial Academy (the Hanlin), by the invention of printing, and as marking a golden age of literature.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
tangv. t. 
     To cause to ring or sound loudly; to ring.  [1913 Webster]
    "Let thy tongue tang arguments of state."  [1913 Webster]
To tang bees, to cause a swarm of bees to settle, by beating metal to make a din.
tangv. i. 
     To make a ringing sound; to ring.  [1913 Webster]
    "Let thy tongue tang arguments of state."  [1913 Webster]


tang, n.
1 a dynasty ruling China 618- c.906.
2 (attrib.) designating art and artefacts of this period.

Chin. t{aacute}ng
tang, n.
1 a strong taste or flavour or smell.
2 a characteristic quality.
3 the projection on the blade of a tool, esp. a knife, by which the blade is held firm in the handle.

tang, v. & n.
--v.tr. & intr. ring, clang; sound loudly.
--n. a tanging sound.




aftertaste, aroma, attribute, badge, beesting, bite, bitter, brand, briskness, cachet, cast, character, characteristic, configuration, cut, dab, dart, differentia, differential, distinctive feature, earmark, edge, fang, feature, figure, flavor, ginger, gust, guts, hallmark, hint, hotness, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, impress, impression, index, individualism, keynote, kick, lineaments, liveliness, mannerism, mark, marking, mold, nature, nip, nippiness, odor, palate, particularity, peculiarity, pepperiness, pin, piquancy, poignancy, projection, prong, property, punch, pungency, quality, quirk, raciness, relish, salt, sapidity, sapor, savor, savoriness, seal, shank, shape, sharpness, singularity, smack, smattering, smell, snakebite, snap, snappiness, soupcon, sour, specialty, spice, spiciness, spike, stamp, sting, stinger, stomach, strip, suggestion, sweet, tab, taint, tanginess, taste, tine, tinge, token, tongue, tooth, touch, trace, trait, trick, twang, zest, zestfulness, zip




N bane, curse, evil, hurtfulness, painfulness, scourge, damnosa hereditas, white elephant, sting, fang, thorn, tang, bramble, brier, nettle, poison, toxin, teratogen, leaven, virus venom, arsenic, antimony, tartar emetic, strychnine, nicotine, miasma, miasm, mephitis, malaria, azote, sewer gas, pest, Albany hemp, arsenious oxide, arsenious acid, bichloride of mercury, carbonic acid, carbonic gas, choke damp, corrosive sublimate, fire damp, hydrocyanic acid, cyanide, Prussic acid, hydrogen cyanide, marsh gas, nux vomica, ratsbane, hemlock, hellebore, nightshade, belladonna, henbane, aconite, banewort, bhang, ganja, hashish, Upas tree, Toxline (online), rust, worm, helminth, moth, moth and rust, fungus, mildew, dry rot, canker, cankerworm, cancer, torpedo, viper, demon, toxicology, baneful, poisonous, phr, bibere venenum in auro, Contingent Subservience.


N taste, good taste, refined taste, cultivated taste, delicacy, refinement, fine feeling, gust, gusto, tact, finesse, nicety, to prepon, polish, elegance, grace, judgment, discernment, dilettantism, dilettanteism, virtu, fine art, culture, cultivation, aesthetics, man of taste, connoisseur, judge, critic, conoscente, virtuoso, amateur, dilettante, Aristarchus, Corinthian, arbiter elegantiarum, stagirite, euphemist, caviare to the general, in good taste, cute, tasteful, tasty, unaffected, pure, chaste, classical, attic, cultivated, refined, dainty, esthetic, aesthetic, artistic, elegant, euphemistic, to one's taste, to one's mind, after one's fancy, comme il faut, tire a quatre epingles, elegantly, nihil tetigit quod non ornavit, chacun a son gout, oculi pictura tenentur aures cantibus, taste, flavor, gust, gusto, savor, gout, relish, sapor, sapidity, twang, smack, smatch, aftertaste, tang, tasting, degustation, gustation, palate, tongue, tooth, stomach, sapid, saporific, gustable, gustatory, gustful, strong, gamy, palatable.

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