tartar

  1. a salt used especially in baking powder
  2. a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman
  3. a member of the Mongolian people of central Asia who invaded Russia in the 13th century
  4. an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums

Tartar

HMS Tartar was a British Tribal Class destroyer of 1870 tons displacement launched in 1937. HMS Tartar was powered by three Admiralty 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 36.5 knots and carried a crew of 219. She was armed with eight 4.7 inch dual-purpose guns; seven smaller guns and four 21-inch torpedo tubes.
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tartar

[n] - an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
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Tartar

see CALCULUS.
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Tartar

Variant spelling of Tatar, member of a Turkic people now living mainly in the autonomous region of Tatarstan, Russia. ...
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Tartar

the hard deposit formed on teeth when mineral salts in saliva combine with plaque; can cause dental problems such as gum disease if not controlled
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Tartar

Tartar: Tartar is the hardened product of longstanding plaque accumulating minerals from the saliva and foods. Plaque is the soft accumulation of food debris and bacteria around teeth. These bacteria feed on left over food in the mouth to excrete toxins that irritate the gums and dissolve the bone. Plaque can be removed by proper brushing and floss...
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Tartar

Tar'tar noun [ French tartre (cf. Pr. tartari , Spanish , Portuguese , & Italian tartaro , Late Latin tartarum , LGr. ...); perhaps of Arabic origin.] 1. (Chemistry) A reddish crust or sediment in wine casks, consisting essentially of crude cream of tartar, an...
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Tartar

Tar'tar noun 1. [ Persian Tātār , of Tartar origin.] A native or inhabitant of Tartary in Asia; a member of any one of numerous tribes, chiefly Moslem, of Turkish origin, inhabiting the Russian Europe; -- written also, more correctly but less usually, Tatar . 2.
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Tartar

Tar'tar adjective Of or pertaining to Tartary in Asia, or the Tartars.
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Tartar

Tar'tar noun [ Confer French tartare .] See Tartarus . Shak.
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tartar

<dentistry> Another name for calculus ... (08 Jan 1998) ...
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tartar

calculus 1 tophus noun an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
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tartar

noun a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman
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Tartar

noun a member of the Mongolian people of central Asia who invaded Russia in the 13th century
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tartar

(tahr´tәr) dental calculus. crude potassium bitartrate.
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Tartar

• (n.) A reddish crust or sediment in wine casks, consisting essentially of crude cream of tartar, and used in marking pure cream of tartar, tartaric acid, potassium carbonate, black flux, etc., and, in dyeing, as a mordant for woolen goods; -- called also argol, wine stone, etc. • (n.) A correction which often incrusts the teeth, consist...
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Tartar

(from the article `rocket and missile system`) ...acquisition and radio command guidance. The later Nike Hercules, also command-guided, had a range of 85 miles. After 1956 the Talos was ...
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Tartar

See calculus.
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tartar

tartar or argol (är'gul) , impure potassium hydrogen tartrate deposited as a crust in fermenting vessels during wine making. When purified, it yields cream of tartar. Tartar is the chief natural source of tartaric acid.
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Tartar

Tartar was old slang for a strolling vagabond, a thief or beggar.
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Tartar

Tartar was old slang for a strolling vagabond, a thief or beggar.
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Tartar

Tartar, also known as argal or argol, (potassium tartrate) is a white crust deposited in wine casks during fermentation. The purified crystals are used in cooking, and often called cream of tartar. The term is also used for the concretion deposited upon teeth from saliva and comprised of phosphate of lime.
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tartar

Type: Term Pronunciation: tar′tăr Definitions: 1. A crust on the interior of wine casks, consisting essentially of potassium bitartrate. 2. A white, brown, or yellow-brown deposit at or below the gingival margin of teeth, chiefly hydroxyapatite in an organic matrix. Synonyms: dental calculus2
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Tartar

Variant spelling of Tatar, member of a Turkic people now living mainly in the autonomous region of Tatarstan, Russia
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