tincture

[n] - a substances that colors metals 2. [n] - (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution 3. [v] - stain or tint with a color
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Tincture

An extract, usually herbal, and usually made with a mixture of water and alcohol, although there were official tinctures that also used acetic acid, chloroform and glycerin.
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Tincture

A diluted alcohol solution of plant parts.
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Tincture

Tinc'ture noun [ Latin tinctura a dyeing, from tingere , tinctum , to tinge, dye: confer Middle English tainture , teinture , French teinture , Latin tinctura . See Tinge .] 1. A tinge or shade of color; a tint; as, a tincture
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Tincture

Tinc'ture transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Tinctured ; present participle & verbal noun Tincturing .] 1. To communicate a slight foreign color to; to tinge; to impregnate with some extraneous matter. « A little
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tincture

1. A tinge or shade of colour; a tint; as, a tincture of red. ... 2. One of the metals, colours, or furs used in armory. ... There are two metals: gold, called or, and represented in engraving by a white surface covered with small dots; and silver, called argent, and represented by a plain white surface. The colours and their representations are as
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tincture

noun (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
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tincture

noun a substances that colors metals
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tincture

(tinkĀ“chәr) an alcoholic or hydroalcoholic solution prepared from vegetable drugs or chemical substances. compound benzoin tincture a mixture of benzoin and several other ingredients in alcohol, used as a topical skin protectant. iodine tincture a pre...
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Tincture

• (n.) A slight taste superadded to any substance; as, a tincture of orange peel. • (n.) One of the metals, colors, or furs used in armory. • (n.) A tinge or shade of color; a tint; as, a tincture of red. • (n.) A solution (commonly colored) of medicinal substance in alcohol, usually more or less diluted; spirit containing medic
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tincture

(from the article `arms, coat of`) The colouring of the shield and the charges it bears developed slowly. When heraldry was confined to display on flags, the tinctures (colours) were ... ...It may be divided by a line—straight, curved, or jagged—and have perhaps silver on one side of the line and red on the other or blue on on...
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Tincture

[heraldry] In heraldry, tinctures are the colours used to emblazon a coat of arms. These can be divided into several categories including light tinctures called metals, dark tinctures called colours, nonstandard colours called stains, furs, and "proper". A charge tinctured proper (also sometimes termed "natural") is coloured as it would be
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Tincture

A tincture is an alcoholic extract (e.g. of leaves or other plant material) or solution of a non-volatile substance (e.g. of iodine, mercurochrome). To qualify as a tincture, the alcoholic extract is to have an ethanol percentage of at least 40-60% (80-120 proof) (sometimes a 90% (180 proof) pure liquid is even achieved). In herbal medicine, alcoh
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Tincture

In heraldry, tinctures are the colours. In English heraldry the tinctures comprise two metals, five colours and eight furs. They are symbolised or indicated by dots and lines - a system noted for its convenience and said to have been introduced about 1630 by an Italian named Silvestre de Petrasancta, though some such symbolism has been found predat
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tincture

  1. a substances that colors metals
  2. a quality of a given color that differs slightly from a primary color
  3. (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution

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Tincture

Tincture is British slang for an alcoholic drink.
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Tincture

Tincture is British slang for an alcoholic drink.
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Tincture

Tincture is a tinge or shade of colour. In medicine the term refers to a solution based upon alcohol.
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Tincture

In medicine and chemistry, a tincture is a solution of a medicinal substance in alcohol.
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tincture

Type: Term Pronunciation: tingk′chūr Definitions: 1. An alcoholic or hydroalcoholic solution prepared from vegetable materials or from chemical substances; most tinctures are prepared by percolation or by maceration. The proportions of drug represented in the different tinctures are not uniform, but vary according to the established stan
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