how to pronounce tincture

tɪŋktʃɚ

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meanings of tincture

noun:

  1. 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.
  2. An essential characteristic.
  3. A slight quality added to anything; a tinge.
  4. A slight taste superadded to any substance.
  5. A tint, or an added colour.
  6. A pigment or other substance that colours or dyes.
  7. A colour or metal used in the depiction of a coat of arms.
  8. An alcoholic extract of plant material, used as a medicine.
  9. A small alcoholic drink.

verb:

  1. To soak (an organic substance) in alcohol or another liquid to produce a tincture.
  2. To stain or impregnate (something) with color.
  3. To tinge; to taint.