n.1.A tinge or shade of color; a tint; as, a tincture of red.
2.(Her.) One of the metals, colors, or furs used in armory.
3.The finer and more volatile parts of a substance, separated by a solvent; an extract of a part of the substance of a body communicated to the solvent.
4.(Med.) A solution (commonly colored) of medicinal substance in alcohol, usually more or less diluted; spirit containing medicinal substances in solution.
Ethereal tincture
a solution of medicinal substance in ether.
5.A slight taste superadded to any substance; as, a tincture of orange peel.
6.A slight quality added to anything; a tinge; as, a tincture of French manners.
All manners take a tincture from our own.
- Pope.
Every man had a slight tincture of soldiership, and scarcely any man more than a slight tincture.
- Macaulay.
v. t.1.To communicate a slight foreign color to; to tinge; to impregnate with some extraneous matter.
[imp. & p. p. Tinctured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tincturing.]
A little black paint will tincture and spoil twenty gay colors.
- I. Watts.
2.To imbue the mind of; to communicate a portion of anything foreign to; to tinge.
Noun1.tincture - a substances that colors metals
2.tincture - an indication that something has been present; "there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"; "a tincture of condescension"
Synonyms: vestige, trace, shadow
3.tincture - a quality of a given color that differs slightly from a primary color; "after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted"
Synonyms: tint, shade, tone
4.tincture - (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
Verb1.tincture - fill, as with a certain quality; "The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide"
2.tincture - stain or tint with a color; "The leaves were tinctured with a bright red"
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Translate Tincture to German
Tinca tinca
-- Tincture --
tincture of iodine
tincture of opium
Tincture of steel
Tinder box
tine test
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tinea capitis
tinea corporis
tinea cruris
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