Definition of Tannic

1. Adjective. Derived from tannin.

Partainyms: Tannin
Derivative terms: Tannin



Definition of Tannic

1. a. Of or pertaining to tan; derived from, or resembling, tan; as, tannic acid.

Definition of Tannic

1. Adjective. Pertaining to, containing, or obtained from tannin. ¹

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Definition of Tannic

1. pertaining to tannin [adj] - See also: tannin

Medical Definition of Tannic

1. Of or pertaining to tan; derived from, or resembling, tan; as, tannic acid. Tannic acid. An acid obtained from nutgalls as a yellow amorphous substance, C14H10O9, having an astringent taste, and forming with ferric salts a bluish-black compound, which is the basis of common ink. Called also tannin, and gallotannic acid. By extension, any one of a series of astringent substances resembling tannin proper, widely diffused through the vegetable kingdom, as in oak bark, willow, catechu, tea, coffee, etc. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tannic

tannal
tannas
tannase
tannate
tannates
tanned
tanned red cells
tanner
tanner's ulcer
tanneries
tanners
tannery
tannest
tannia
tannic (current term)
tannic acid
tannicities
tannicity
tannier
tannigen
tannin
tanning
tanning bed
tanning beds
tannings
tanniniferous
tannins
tannish
tannosal

Literary usage of Tannic

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1. A Textbook of Pharmacology and Therapeutics: Or, The Action of Drugs in by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1906)
"VEGETABLE ASTRINGENTS — tannic ACID SERIES. A large number of vegetable substances owe their action to their containing tannin substances, while in many ..."

2. A Compend of Materia Medica, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing: With by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter (1906)
"tannic AND GALLIC ACIDS. Source and Extraction. tannic Acid is obtained from the galls (Galla) of the Dyer's Oak (Quercus infectoria), by treatment with ..."

3. A Textbook of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Or, the Action of Drugs in by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1915)
"Some of them contain a sugar, and tannin or tannic acid is therefore sometimes said ... If tannic acid solution be added to a neutral solution of albumin or ..."

4. A Textbook of Pharmacology and Therapeutics by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1903)
"VII* VEGETABLE ASTRINGENTS — tannic ACID SERIES. A large number of vegetable substances owe their action to their containing tannin substances, ..."

5. Journal by Chartered Insurance Institute (1897)
"The author measured the amount of tannic acid solution which was forced through hide by an electric current, the hide being in the condition in which it is ..."

6. A Textbook of pharmacology and therapeutics, or, the Action of drugs in by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1910)
"Gallic acid is formed from a large number of other bodies which closely resemble tannic acid in their general features, but are by no means identical with ..."

7. A Compend of Materia Medica, Therapeutics and Prescription Writing: With by Samuel Otway Lewis Potter (1906)
"tannic AND GALLIC ACIDS. Source and Extraction. tannic Acid is obtained from the galls (Galla) of the Dyer's Oak (Quercus infectoria), by treatment with ..."

8. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"With ether containing water, it forms, after some seconds, я very heavy liquid, like that which separates in the preparation of tannic acid (p. 763). ..."

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