tang

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: tang

1
n
a tart spicy quality
2
n
any of various coarse seaweeds
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: tang
1

n a tart spicy quality

Synonyms:
nip, piquance, piquancy, piquantness, tanginess, zest
Type of:
spice, spicery, spiciness
the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored

n the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth

Synonyms:
flavor, flavour, nip, relish, sapidity, savor, savour, smack
Types:
lemon
a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons
vanilla
a distinctive fragrant flavor characteristic of vanilla beans
Type of:
gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, taste, taste perception, taste sensation
the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
2

n any of various coarse seaweeds

Synonyms:
sea tang
Type of:
seaweed
plant growing in the sea, especially marine algae

n brown algae seaweed with serrated edges

Synonyms:
Fucus serratus, serrated wrack
Type of:
brown algae
algae having the chlorophyll masked by brown and yellow pigments

n any of various kelps especially of the genus Laminaria

Synonyms:
sea tangle
Type of:
kelp
large brown seaweeds having fluted leathery fronds

n a common rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manure

Synonyms:
Fucus vesiculosus, black rockweed, bladder fucus, bladderwrack
Type of:
rockweed
coarse brown seaweed growing on rocks exposed at low tide
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