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tartan2 a small single-masted sailing vessel used in the Mediterranean.
Tartar a member of any of the various peoples, esp. Mongolian and Turkish, who conquered much of Asia and eastern Europe during the Middle Ages, or a descendant thereof. [4 definitions]
tartar a hard, yellow-brown deposit on the teeth, composed of saliva proteins, food particles, and various salts. [2 definitions]
tartar emetic a poisonous saltlike powder used to fix dye and medicinally to cause expectoration, vomiting, and perspiring.
tartaric of, pertaining to, or obtained from tartar or tartaric acid.
tartaric acid any of several crystalline organic compounds, most often in a white powder form and used in baking powders, cream of tartar, and tanning.
tartar sauce a sauce of mayonnaise with chopped pickles, olives, and onions, eaten esp. with fish.
tartar steak raw ground beefsteak mixed with raw egg and seasonings and served with a garnish of parsley or capers; steak tartare.
tartrate a salt or ester of tartaric acid.
Tarzan the title character and protagonist of a series of twentieth-century jungle adventure stories by Edgar Rice Burroughs. [2 definitions]
Tashkent the capital of Uzbekistan.
task a specific item of work assigned to one; duty. [4 definitions]
task force a temporary group of military personnel formed to accomplish a specific mission. [2 definitions]
taskmaster a person, often strict or demanding, who assigns or rigorously supervises the tasks or jobs of others.
Tasmania an island and state of Australia off the southeastern coast.
Tasmanian devil a small, burrowing, ferocious carnivorous mammal native to Tasmania.
tassel a pendant ornament made of a bunch of threads or cords of equal length that are tied together at one end and hang free at the other. [4 definitions]
taste to experience or evaluate the flavor of by putting into the mouth. [14 definitions]
taste bud any of the oval or rounded cell structures on the surface of the tongue that form the sense organ of taste.
tasteful demonstrating good taste. [2 definitions]
tasteless having little or no taste or flavor; insipid. [2 definitions]