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1. A distinctively sharp taste, flavor, or odor, as that of orange juice.
2. A distinctive quality: "Underneath it all was the tang of genuine adventure" (Jan Clausen).
3. A sharp point, tongue, or prong.
4. A projection by which a tool, such as a chisel or knife, is attached to its handle or stock. Also called shank.
5. See surgeonfish.
tr.v. tanged, tang·ing, tangs
1. To furnish with a tang.
2. To give a tang to.
[Middle English tange, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse tangi, point, sting.]
A loud ringing sound; a clang or twang.
intr. & tr.v. tanged, tang·ing, tangs
To resound with a tang or cause to resound with a tang.
A Chinese dynasty (618-907) known for its territorial expansion, prosperity, and encouragement of the arts and literature.
[Mandarin, T´ng, from Middle Chinese tɦaŋ, to boast, great, Tang dynasty.]
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adj, tangier or tangiest
having a pungent, fresh, or briny flavour or aroma: a tangy sea breeze.
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adj. tang•i•er, tang•i•est.
having a tang.
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sour - having a sharp biting taste
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adjective sharp, tart, piquant, biting, fresh, spicy, pungent, briny, acerb smoked salmon, tangy cheeses and oysters
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tangy[ˈtæŋi] adj [flavour, smell] → piquant(e)
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tangy[ˈtæŋɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) (flavour, taste, smell) → aspro/a
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a. [smell] fuerte, penetrante.
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