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tincture

tincture - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tincture

Definition
(noun) a substances that colors metals
Definition
(noun) an indication that something has been present
Synonyms : shadow , trace , vestige
Example Sentence
  • there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim
  • a tincture of condescension

Definition
(noun) a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color
Synonyms : shade , tint , tone
Example Sentence
  • after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted

Definition
(noun) (pharmacology) a medicine consisting of an extract in an alcohol solution
Definition
(verb) fill, as with a certain quality
Synonyms : impregnate , infuse , instill
Example Sentence
  • The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide

Definition
(verb) stain or tint with a color
Example Sentence
  • The leaves were tinctured with a bright red

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tincture

aken from Latin tīnctus which means pigment or dye............ tincture means....a dying subsatnce..........used as noun as well as verb........
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tincture....remember whenever we get injured..we go to hospital...the compounder or nurse USE TINCTURE..(IODINE SOLUTION)..A YELLOW COLORED SOLUTION ..WHICH IS USE TO HEEL THE INJURED PART........(THE UPPER LAYER OF SKIN WHERE WE GOT SCRATCH.)..off c
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