What does tang mean?

Definitions for tangtæŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tang.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nip, piquance, piquancy, piquantness, tang, tanginess, zest(noun)

    a tart spicy quality

  2. Tang, Tang dynasty(noun)

    the imperial dynasty of China from 618 to 907

  3. relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, nip, tang(noun)

    the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth

  4. bladderwrack, black rockweed, bladder fucus, tang, Fucus vesiculosus(noun)

    a common rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manure

  5. serrated wrack, Fucus serratus, tang(noun)

    brown algae seaweed with serrated edges

  6. tang, sea tang(noun)

    any of various coarse seaweeds

  7. sea tangle, tang(noun)

    any of various kelps especially of the genus Laminaria


  1. Tang(ProperNoun)

    Tang dynasty

  2. Origin: Probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Danish tang, Swedish tång, Icelandic þang

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tang(noun)

    a coarse blackish seaweed (Fuscus nodosus)

  2. Tang(noun)

    a strong or offensive taste; especially, a taste of something extraneous to the thing itself; as, wine or cider has a tang of the cask

  3. Tang(noun)

    fig.: A sharp, specific flavor or tinge. Cf. Tang a twang

  4. Tang(noun)

    a projecting part of an object by means of which it is secured to a handle, or to some other part; anything resembling a tongue in form or position

  5. Tang(noun)

    the part of a knife, fork, file, or other small instrument, which is inserted into the handle

  6. Tang(noun)

    the projecting part of the breech of a musket barrel, by which the barrel is secured to the stock

  7. Tang(noun)

    the part of a sword blade to which the handle is fastened

  8. Tang(noun)

    the tongue of a buckle

  9. Tang(noun)

    a sharp, twanging sound; an unpleasant tone; a twang

  10. Tang(verb)

    to cause to ring or sound loudly; to ring

  11. Tang(verb)

    to make a ringing sound; to ring


  1. Tang

    Tang is a fruit-flavored drink. Originally formulated by General Foods Corporation food scientist William A. Mitchell in 1957, it was first marketed in powdered form in 1959. Sales of Tang were poor until NASA used it on John Glenn's Mercury flight, and subsequent Gemini missions. Since then, it was closely associated with the U.S. manned spaceflight program, leading to the misconception that Tang was invented for the space program. The Tang brand is currently owned by Mondelēz International.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Tang

    tang, n. seaweed. [Tangle.]

  2. Tang

    tang, n. a twang or sharp sound.—v.t. to cause to ring.—v.i. to ring. [Imit., like twang.]

  3. Tang

    tang, n. a strong or offensive taste, esp. of something extraneous: relish: taste: specific flavour.—adj. Tang′y. [A special use of tang, point.]

  4. Tang

    tang, n. a point, the tapering part of a knife or tool which goes into the haft. [Ice. tangi; cog. with tongs.]

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  2. TANG

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Anagrams for tang »

  1. Gnat, gnat


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tang in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tang in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Momo Inc:

    Mr. Tang has informed us that he believes the allegations are malicious and intends to vigorously defend himself against them.

  2. Helen Rowland:

    A widow is a fascinating being with the flavor of maturity, the spice of experience, the piquancy of novelty, the tang of practiced coquetry, and the halo of one man's approval.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Một con đại bàng hoàng gia thường tăng vọt cao một mình trong bầu trời xanh, nhưng không bao giờ làm bạn với chim bồ câu nhỏ mà đuổi theo những con kiến, bánh mì vụn và bụi bẩn trong máng.

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