tang: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (tang), [key]
— n.
  1. a strong taste or flavor.
  2. the distinctive flavor or quality of a thing.
  3. a pungent or distinctive odor.
  4. a touch or suggestion of something; slight trace.
  5. a long and slender projecting strip, tongue, or prong forming part of an object, as a chisel, file, or knife, and serving as a means of attachment for another part, as a handle or stock.
  6. a surgeonfish.
  1. to furnish with a tang.


Pronunciation: (tang), [key]
— n.
  1. a sharp ringing or twanging sound; clang.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to ring or twang; clang.


Pronunciation: (täng), [key]
— n.
  1. a dynasty in China,a.d. 618–907, marked by territorial expansion, the invention of printing, and the high development of poetry.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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