Tincal
Tincal Tin"cal, n. [Ar., Per. & Hind. tink[=a]r; cf. Malay tingkal; all fr. Skr. ?a?ka?a. Cf. {Altincar}.] (Chem.) Crude native borax, formerly imported from Thibet. It was once the chief source of boric compounds. Cf. {Borax}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
(as imported from the East Indies),


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  • tincal — [ tɛ̃kal ] n. m. • 1752; tinkal 1765; malais tingkal ♦ Minér. Forme impure du borax (borate de soude). Des tincals. ● tincal, tincals nom masculin (portugais tincal, de l arabe) Borate hydraté naturel de sodium. tincal, als n. m …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tincal — ou tinkal (tin kal) s. m. Borax impur et brut. •   Quelques auteurs nomment particulièrement tinkal la matière grasse qui empâte et enveloppe les cristaux, FOURCROY Conn. chim. t. III, p. 328. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Espagn. atincar ; portug atincal ; de l …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Tincal — Tincal, so v.w. Borax …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • tincal — s. m. [Mineralogia] Borato de soda empregado para soldar metais. = TINCAR …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • tincal — [tiŋ′käl΄, tiŋ′kôl΄] n. [Malay tingkal < Pers tiṅkāl, tinkar < Sans ṭaṅkaṇa] crude borax …   English World dictionary

  • tincal — boraksas statusas T sritis chemija formulė Na₂B₄O₇·10H₂O atitikmenys: angl. borax; tincal rus. бура ryšiai: sinonimas – dinatrio tetraborato dekahidratas …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • tincal — tinkalas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Gamtinis boraksas, mineralas. atitikmenys: angl. tincal rus. тинкал …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • tincal — /ting kahl, kawl/, n. a former name for crude native borax. [1625 35; < Malay tingkal] * * * …   Universalium

  • tincal — n. Crude borax (as imported from the East Indies), bi borate of soda …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • tincal — tin·cal …   English syllables

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