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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

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aken from Latin tīnctus which means pigment or dye............ tincture means....a dying subsatnce..........used as noun as well as verb........

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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