argol
Tartar Tar"tar, n. [F. tartre (cf. Pr. tartari, Sp., Pg., & It. tartaro, LL. tartarum, LGr. ?); perhaps of Arabic origin.] 1. (Chem.) A reddish crust or sediment in wine casks, consisting essentially of crude cream of tartar, and used in marking pure cream of tartar, tartaric acid, potassium carbonate, black flux, etc., and, in dyeing, as a mordant for woolen goods; -- called also {argol}, {wine stone}, etc. [1913 Webster]

2. A correction which often incrusts the teeth, consisting of salivary mucus, animal matter, and phosphate of lime. [1913 Webster]

{Cream of tartar}. (Chem.) See under {Cream}.

{Tartar emetic} (Med. Chem.), a double tartrate of potassium and basic antimony. It is a poisonous white crystalline substance having a sweetish metallic taste, and used in medicine as a sudorific and emetic. [1913 Webster]


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  • Argol — may mean one of the following:* potassium tartrate * the arghul, a woodwind musical instrument from the Middle East * Argol, Finistère, a commune on the Crozon peninsula in département of Finistère, Bretagne, France. * a locality in ancient… …   Wikipedia

  • Argol — (Argol) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • argol — argól s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  ARGÓL s.n. (chim.) Depozit de cristale roşietice cafenii, compus în special din tartrat acid de potasiu, care se formează pe pereţii vaselor în care fermentează mustul. [cf.… …   Dicționar Român

  • argol — ● argol nom masculin (mot mongol) Excréments desséchés des yacks, chameaux, etc., que certains peuples d Asie centrale emploient comme combustible. ⇒ARGOL, subst. masc. Excréments desséchés d animaux domestiques (chevaux, moutons, chameaux, etc.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Argol — Ar gol, n. [Cf. {Argal}, {Orgal}. Of unknown origin.] Crude tartar; an acidulous salt from which cream of tartar is prepared. It exists in the juice of grapes, and is deposited from wines on the sides of the casks. Ure. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • argol — [är′gəl] n. [ME argoile < Anglo Fr argoil] tartar in its crude form as deposited in wine casks …   English World dictionary

  • Argol — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Argol, commune française du Finistère, en Bretagne. L argol (ou arghoul), instrument de musique égyptien. Argol, personnage de la série de bande dessinée… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • argol — kalio hidrotartratas statusas T sritis chemija formulė HOOC(CHOH)₂COOK atitikmenys: angl. argol; tartar rus. винный камень ryšiai: sinonimas – kalio vandenilio tartratas sinonimas – vyno akmuo …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • argol — noun Etymology: Middle English argoile, from Anglo French argoil Date: 14th century crude tartar deposited in wine casks during aging …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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