Definitions for "Tartar"
A correction which often incrusts the teeth, consisting of salivary mucus, animal matter, and phosphate of lime.
an accumulation of minerals and plaque on the surface of the teeth.
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
Keywords:  mongolian, asia, invaded, tatar, turkic
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.
Of or pertaining to Tartary in Asia, or the Tartars.
referring to Central Asia ("tartaricus")
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.
( tartar of wine) potassium hydrogen tartrate, KHC4H4O6 [ Stahl] cream of ... ( cremor tartari): tartar purified into small white crystals. ... emetic: potassium antimonyl tartrate, KSbOC4H4O6.1/2H2O oil of ...: a saturated solution of potassium carbonate, K2CO3 [ Lavoisier] salt of ...: solid potassium carbonate [ Black, Cavendish, Rey, Stahl] vitriolate of ... (or vitriolated): potassium sulfate, K2SO4 [ Priestley, Scheele] ( sal de duobus)
a salt used especially in baking powder
an excellent study of the conceit and deceit of a man many Singaporeans thought they knew
a fiercely vigilant and unpleasant woman
Keywords:  keen, temper, irritable, person
A person of a keen, irritable temper.
Keywords:  see
See Tartarus.