Definition of Tang

1. Noun. A tart spicy quality.

Exact synonyms: Nip, Piquance, Piquancy, Piquantness, Tanginess, Zest
Generic synonyms: Spice, Spicery, Spiciness
Derivative terms: Nippy, Tangy, Zest, Zesty

2. Noun. The imperial dynasty of China from 618 to 907.
Exact synonyms: Tang Dynasty
Generic synonyms: Dynasty

3. Noun. The taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth.

4. Noun. A common rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manure.
Exact synonyms: Black Rockweed, Bladder Fucus, Bladderwrack, Fucus Vesiculosus
Generic synonyms: Rockweed
Group relationships: Genus Fucus

5. Noun. Brown algae seaweed with serrated edges.
Exact synonyms: Fucus Serratus, Serrated Wrack
Generic synonyms: Brown Algae
Group relationships: Genus Fucus

6. Noun. Any of various coarse seaweeds.
Exact synonyms: Sea Tang
Generic synonyms: Seaweed

7. Noun. Any of various kelps especially of the genus Laminaria.
Exact synonyms: Sea Tangle
Generic synonyms: Kelp

Definition of Tang

1. n. A coarse blackish seaweed (Fuscus nodosus).

2. n. A strong or offensive taste; especially, a taste of something extraneous to the thing itself; as, wine or cider has a tang of the cask.

3. n. A sharp, twanging sound; an unpleasant tone; a twang.

4. v. t. To cause to ring or sound loudly; to ring.

5. v. i. To make a ringing sound; to ring.

6. n. A dynasty in Chinese history, from a. d. 618 to 905, distinguished by the founding of the Imperial Academy (the Hanlin), by the invention of printing, and as marking a golden age of literature.

Definition of Tang

1. Proper noun. Tang dynasty ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) tongue ¹

3. Noun. A refreshingly sharp aroma or flavor ¹

4. Noun. A strong or offensive taste; especially, a taste of something extraneous to the thing itself; as, wine or cider has a tang of the cask ¹

5. Noun. (figuratively) A sharp, specific flavor or tinge ¹

6. Noun. A projecting part of an object by means of which it is secured to a handle, or to some other part; anything resembling a tongue in form or position ¹

7. Noun. The part of a knife, fork, file, or other small instrument, which is inserted into the handle ¹

8. Noun. The projecting part of the breech of a musket barrel, by which the barrel is secured to the stock ¹

9. Noun. The part of a sword blade to which the handle is fastened ¹

10. Noun. The tongue of a buckle ¹

11. Noun. A group of saltwater fish from the ''Zebrasoma '' genus, also known as the surgeon fish ¹

12. Noun. A sharp, twanging sound; an unpleasant tone; a twang ¹

13. Verb. (dated beekeeping) To strike two metal objects together loudly in order to persuade a swarm of honeybees to land so it may be captured by the beekeeper.Eva Crane, ''The World History of Beekeeping and Honey Hunting'', Taylor & Francis (1999), ISBN 0415924677, page 239.Hilda M. Ransome, ''The Sacred Bee in Ancient Times and Folklore'', Courier Dover Publications (2004), ISBN 048643494X, page 225. ¹

14. Verb. To make a ringing sound; to ring. ¹

15. Noun. (rare) A coarse blackish seaweed (''Fuscus nodosus'') ¹

16. Noun. (vulgar slang) The vagina; intercourse with a woman ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tang

1. to provide with a pungent flavor [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Tang

1. A coarse blackish seaweed (Fuscus nodosus). Tang sparrow, the rock pipit. Origin: Of Scand. Origin; cf. Dan. Tang seaweed, Sw. Tang, Icel. Thang. Cf. Tangle. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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