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tartarize

[tahr-tuh-rahyz] /ˈtɑr təˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), tartarized, tartarizing. Chemistry
1.
to impregnate, combine, or treat with tartar or potassium bitartrate.
Also, especially British, tartarise.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; tartar + -ize
Related forms
tartarization, noun
untartarized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for tartarize

tartarize

/ˈtɑːtəˌraɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to impregnate or treat with tartar or tartar emetic
Derived Forms
tartarization, tartarisation, noun
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