Definitions of tincture

  1. To communicate a slight foreign color to; to tinge; to impregnate with some extraneous matter.
  2. To imbue the mind of; to communicate a portion of anything foreign to; to tinge.
  3. To color; tinge; imbue.
  4. To tinge: to imbue: to mix with anything foreign.
  5. To tinge; imbue.
  6. To imbue; flavor.
  7. fill, as with a certain quality; " The heavy traffic tinctures the air with carbon monoxide"
  8. stain or tint with a color; " The leaves were tinctured with a bright red"
  9. To tinge; to impregnate with something foreign; to imbue. See Tinge.
  10. To impregnate with any foreign matter; to communicate a portion of anything foreign; to imbue.
  11. a substances that colors metals
  12. an indication that something has been present; " there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"; " a tincture of condescension"
  13. A tinge or shade of color; a tint; as, a tincture of red.
  14. One of the metals, colors, or furs used in armory.
  15. The finer and more volatile parts of a substance, separated by a solvent; an extract of a part of the substance of a body communicated to the solvent.
  16. A solution ( commonly colored) of medicinal substance in alcohol, usually more or less diluted; spirit containing medicinal substances in solution.
  17. A slight taste superadded to any substance; as, a tincture of orange peel.
  18. A slight quality added to anything; a tinge; as, a tincture of French manners.
  19. A tinge of color; a slight flavor; a solution of a drug.
  20. A tinge or shade of color: a slight taste added to anything: ( med.) a solution of any substance in or by means of spirit of wine.
  21. Tinge of color; alcoholic solution of any substance.
  22. A solution of some drug.
  23. A tinge; tint; slight flavor.
  24. A tinge or shade of colour; a slight superadded taste or quality; the finer and more volatile parts of a substance, separated by a solvent; spirit containing medicinal substances in solution; a term applied to metals, colours and tints used for the field of an emblazoned shield.
  25. A slight taste or quality added to anything; in med., a solution, generally in spirit, of the active principles of any substance; a liquid extract; a shade of colour.
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