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tinc·ture

 (tĭngk′chər)
n.
1. A coloring or dyeing substance; a pigment.
2. An imparted color; a tint.
3. A quality that colors, pervades, or distinguishes.
4. A trace or vestige: "a faint tincture of condescension" (Robert Craft).
5. An alcohol solution of a nonvolatile medicine: tincture of iodine.
6. Heraldry A metal, color, or fur.
tr.v. tinc·tured, tinc·tur·ing, tinc·tures
1. To stain or tint with a color.
2. To infuse, as with a quality; impregnate.

[Middle English, from Latin tīnctūra, a dyeing, from tīnctus, past participle of tingere, to dye.]

tincture

(ˈtɪŋktʃə)
n
1. (Pharmacology) pharmacol a medicinal extract in a solution of alcohol
2. (Colours) a tint, colour, or tinge
3. a slight flavour, aroma, or trace
4. (Heraldry) any one of the colours or either of the metals used on heraldic arms
5. (Dyeing) obsolete a dye or pigment
vb
(tr) to give a tint or colour to
[C14: from Latin tinctūra a dyeing, from tingere to dye]

tinc•ture

(ˈtɪŋk tʃər)

n., v. -tured, -tur•ing. n.
1. a solution of alcohol or of alcohol and water, containing animal, vegetable, or chemical drugs.
2. a slight infusion, as of some element or quality; smattering; trace; tinge: a tincture of irony.
3. any of various heraldic colors, metals, or furs.
4. a dye or pigment.
v.t.
5. tinge.
6. to imbue or infuse with something.
[1350–1400; Middle English: dye < Latin tīnctūra dyeing]

tincture

Pharmacy. a medicinal substance in soluble form, especially in a solution of alcohol.
See also: Remedies
Pharmacy. a medicinal substance in soluble form, especially in a solution of alcohol.
See also: Drugs

tincture


Past participle: tinctured
Gerund: tincturing

Imperative
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tincture - a substances that colors metals
coloring material, colour, colouring material, color - any material used for its color; "she used a different color for the trim"
argent - a metal tincture used in heraldry to give a silvery appearance
2.tincture - an indication that something has been presenttincture - an indication that something has been present; "there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension"
footprint - a trace suggesting that something was once present or felt or otherwise important; "the footprints of an earlier civilization"
indicant, indication - something that serves to indicate or suggest; "an indication of foul play"; "indications of strain"; "symptoms are the prime indicants of disease"
3.tincture - a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another colortincture - a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
color, coloring, colouring, colour - a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light"
mellowness - a soft shade of a color; "a mellowness of light and shade not attainable in marble"
richness - a strong deep vividness of hue; "the fire-light gave a richness of coloring to that side of the room"
tinge, undertone - a pale or subdued color
4.tincture - (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
tincture of iodine, iodine - a tincture consisting of a solution of iodine in ethyl alcohol; applied topically to wounds as an antiseptic
materia medica, pharmacological medicine, pharmacology - the science or study of drugs: their preparation and properties and uses and effects
arnica - used especially in treating bruises
Verb1.tincture - fill, as with a certain quality; "The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide"
fill, fill up, make full - make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
2.tincture - stain or tint with a color; "The leaves were tinctured with a bright red"
tinct, tint, tinge, touch - color lightly; "her greying hair was tinged blond"; "the leaves were tinged red in November"

tincture

noun
1. essence, concentrate, extract, solution, infusion a few drops of tincture of iodine
2. tinge, trace, hint, colour, touch, suggestion, shade, flavour, dash, stain, smack, aroma, tint, hue, soupçon (French) Her courtesy carried a tincture of disdain.

tincture

noun
Something that imparts color:
verb
To impart color to:
Translations
tinktura

tincture

[ˈtɪŋktʃəʳ]
A. Ntintura f
B. VTtinturar, teñir (with de)

tincture

[ˈtɪŋktʃər] nteinture f

tincture

n
(Pharm, Her) → Tinktur f; tincture of iodineJodtinktur f
(fig: = tinge) → Spur f, → Andeutung f
vt views, opinionseinen Anstrich or Beigeschmack geben (+dat)(with von); to be tinctured with somethingeinen Anstrich or Beigeschmack von etw haben

tinc·ture

n. tintura, extracto de origen animal o vegetal que contiene alcohol.
iodine ______ de yodo.

tincture

n tintura
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