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  • tincture tincture  /ˈtɪŋk tʃər/ ?  fill, as with a certain quality

    tincture meaning(s) 

    1. (v) fill, as with a certain quality
    2. (v) stain or tint with a color
    3. (n) (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
    4. (n) a substances that colors metals
    5. (n) an indication that something has been present
    6. (n) a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color

    Synonym(s)

    tincture usage(s)

    1. Quieting suspicions of mercurochrome's usefulness, she declared that a 2% tincture of mercurochrome stops the growth of germs on the human skin better than a 7% tincture of iodine.
    2. She gets hold of a Slocum's Chemistry Set for Girls and is soon jowl-deep in strychnine, stabbings, a mousetrap baited with tincture of curare.
  • tincture of iodine tincture of iodine  a tincture consisting of a solution of iodine in ethyl alcohol;…
  • tincture of opium tincture of opium  narcotic consisting of an alcohol solution of opium or any preparation…
  • tindal tindal  /ˈtɪn dəl/ ?  English translator and Protestant martyr; his translation of the Bible into…
  • tindale tindale  English translator and Protestant martyr; his translation of the Bible into English…
  • tinder tinder  /ˈtɪn dər/ ?  material for starting a fire
  • tinderbox tinderbox  /ˈtɪn dər ˌbɑks/ ?  a dangerous state of affairs; a situation that is a potential source…
  • tine tine  /ˈtaɪn/ ?  prong on a fork or pitchfork or antler
  • tine test tine test  a tuberculin test in which a disk with several tines bearing tuberculin antigen…
  • tinea tinea  infections of the skin or nails caused by fungi and appearing as itching circular…
  • tinea barbae tinea barbae  fungal infection of the face and neck
  • tinea capitis tinea capitis  fungal infection of the scalp characterized by bald patches
  • tinea corporis tinea corporis  fungal infection of nonhairy parts of the skin
  • tinea cruris tinea cruris  fungal infection of the groin (most common in men)
  • tinea pedis tinea pedis  fungal infection of the feet
  • tinea pellionella tinea pellionella  the larvae live in tubes of its food material fastened with silk…
  • tinea unguium tinea unguium  fungal infection of the nails (especially toenails)
  • tined tined  having prongs or tines; usually used in combination
  • tineid tineid  small yellowish moths whose larvae feed on wool or fur
  • tineid moth tineid moth  small yellowish moths whose larvae feed on wool or fur
  • tineidae tineidae  clothes moths
  • tineoid tineoid  small dull-colored moth with chewing mouthparts
  • tineoid moth tineoid moth  small dull-colored moth with chewing mouthparts
  • tineoidea tineoidea  clothes moths; carpet moths; leaf miners
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