[ US /ˈtɑɹtɝ/ ]
[ UK /tˈɑːtɐ/ ]
  1. a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman
  2. a salt used especially in baking powder
  3. an incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums
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How To Use tartar In A Sentence

  • I tried both the delicate, unsalty gravadlax and a tartare served with the roe and a very lemony asparagus salad.
  • Tartaric acid is what gives balance to sugars in white wines and tannins in reds.
  • The 'light' canapés include a crab salad, rose veal tartare and partridge escabeche. Times, Sunday Times
  • Moroccan lamb meatballs, halibut and shrimp cakes with romesco, brioche panini with fontina and truffle oil, roasted pepper and Serrano ham, fried risotto balls, tuna tartare with chermoula on toast, fried polenta with mushroom duxelle. Three Stages of Amazement
  • The pulp of Baobab fruits has a taste like the cream of tartar and is used to treat fever, dysentery and stomach ailments in some parts of Asia.
  • By toadying to the royal family of Crim Tartary, she was lady-in-waiting to the young Princess Angelica.
  • Cham of Tartary themselves, contended to load me with gifts — doth he think I am to abide in this old castle like a bullfinch in a cage, fain to sing as oft as he chooses to whistle, and all for seed and water? Quentin Durward
  • Sift the flour, bicarbonate of soda, cream of tartar and salt into a bowl.
  • In addition to its many uses in cooking, cream of tartar is one ingredient in an electrochemical method to remove tarnish from silver jewelry and cutlery.
  • Various species of _Lecanora_, particularly _L. tartarea_, known as cudbear, are used in dyeing woollen yarn. The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, o
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