Definition of Tartrate

1. Noun. A salt or ester of tartaric acid.

Specialized synonyms: Antimony Potassium Tartrate, Tartar Emetic, Bitartrate
Generic synonyms: Salt



Definition of Tartrate

1. n. A salt of tartaric acid.

Definition of Tartrate

1. Noun. (chemistry) any salt or ester of tartaric acid ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tartrate

1. a chemical salt [n -S]

Medical Definition of Tartrate

1. A salt of tartaric acid. Origin: Cf. F. Tartrate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tartrate

tartish
tartlet
tartlets
tartly
tartness
tartnesses
tartralic
tartralic acid
tartramate
tartramates
tartramic
tartramic acid
tartramide
tartramides
tartrate (current term)
tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase
tartrated
tartrated antimony
tartrates
tartrazine
tartrazines
tartrelic
tartrelic acid
tartro-
tartronate
tartronates
tartronic
tartronic acid
tartronyl

Literary usage of Tartrate

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1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1866)
"tartrate of Quinidine. — Pearly crystals, obtained in the same way as the oxalate ... Mono-acid tartrate of quinidine is boiled for some hours with freshly ..."

2. The Analyst by Society of Public Analysts (Great Britain). (1880)
"It consists largely of acid potassium tartrate, but if plaster be used in the manufacture of the wine, the tartar contains a large proportion of calcium ..."

3. The Elements of Experimental Chemistry by William Henry (1831)
"The proportion of 1 atom of tartrate of potassa + 1 atom of tartrate of soda would require that it should consist of tartrate of potassa „ 53.73 tartrate of ..."

4. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"It is precipitated, as a white crystalline powder, on mixing tartrate of potassium with a solution of calcic chloride ; if the liquors are dilute, ..."

5. Micro-chemistry of poisons: Including Their Physiological, Pathological, and by Theodore George Wormley (1885)
"Tartaric Acid, and Sodium tartrate. Tartaric acid, when added in excess to somewhat strong solutions of potassium compounds, produces a white crystalline ..."

6. Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1868)
"TA'RTAR, a mixture of bitartrate of potash and tartrate of lime (see TARTARIC ... TARTAR, SOLUBLE, a term applied by some chemists to neutral tartrate of ..."

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