astringent taste

вяжущий вкус

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  • Astringent — As*trin gent ( jent), a. [L. astringens, p. pr. of astringere: cf. F. astringent. See {Astringe}.] 1. Drawing together the tissues; binding; contracting; opposed to {laxative}; as, astringent medicines; a butter and astringent taste; astringent… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • astringent — [[t]əstrɪ̱nʤ(ə)nt[/t]] astringents 1) N COUNT An astringent is a liquid that you put on your skin to make it less oily or to make cuts stop bleeding. ADJ: ADJ n Astringent is also an adjective. astringent lotion. 2) ADJ GRADED Astringent… …   English dictionary

  • astringent — I UK [əˈstrɪndʒ(ə)nt] / US [əˈstrɪndʒənt] adjective 1) medical an astringent substance or liquid makes your skin drier or helps to stop a cut from bleeding 2) an astringent taste is one that is strong and bitter 3) an astringent remark is one… …   English dictionary

  • astringent — as|trin|gent1 [ ə strındʒənt ] adjective 1. ) an astringent remark is one that criticizes someone severely 2. ) MEDICAL an astringent substance or liquid makes your skin drier or helps to stop a cut from bleeding 3. ) an astringent taste is one… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Taste — (or, more formally, gustation) is a form of direct chemoreception and is one of the traditional five senses. It refers to the ability to detect the flavor of substances such as food and poisons. In humans and many other vertebrate animals the… …   Wikipedia

  • astringent — ► ADJECTIVE 1) causing the contraction of body tissues. 2) (of taste or smell) sharp or bitter. 3) harsh or severe. ► NOUN ▪ an astringent lotion applied for medical or cosmetic purposes. DERIVATIVES astringency noun astringently …   English terms dictionary

  • Astringent — An astringent (also spelled adstringent) substance is a chemical that tends to shrink or constrict body tissues, usually locally after topical medicinal application. The word astringent derives from Latin adstringere , meaning to bind fast . Two… …   Wikipedia

  • taste — {{11}}taste (n.) c.1300, act of tasting, from O.Fr. tast (Mod.Fr. tát), from taster (see TASTE (Cf. taste) (v.)). Meaning faculty or sense by which flavor of a thing is discerned is attested from late 14c. Meaning savor, sapidity, flavor is from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • astringent — as|trin|gent1 [əˈstrındʒənt] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , present participle of astringere to tie tightly , from ad to + stringere ( STRINGENT)] 1.) an astringent liquid is able to make your skin less oily or stop a wound from… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • astringent — [ə strɪn(d)ʒ(ə)nt] adjective 1》 causing the contraction of skin cells and other body tissues. 2》 sharp or severe in manner or style.     ↘(of taste or smell) sharp or bitter. noun an astringent lotion that is applied to the skin for cosmetic… …   English new terms dictionary

  • astringency — noun 1. a sharp astringent taste; the taste experience when a substance causes the mouth to pucker • Syn: ↑astringence • Derivationally related forms: ↑astringent (for: ↑astringence), ↑astringent • H …   Useful english dictionary


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