tartarize

[ tahr-tuh-rahyz ]
/ ˈtɑr təˌraɪz /

verb (used with object), tar·tar·ized, tar·tar·iz·ing.Chemistry.

to impregnate, combine, or treat with tartar or potassium bitartrate.

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Also especially British, tar·tar·ise .

Origin of tartarize

First recorded in 1700–10; tartar + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM tartarize

tar·tar·i·za·tion, nounun·tar·tar·ized, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for tartarize

tartarize

tartarise

/ (ˈtɑːtəˌraɪz) /

verb

(tr) to impregnate or treat with tartar or tartar emetic

Derived forms of tartarize

tartarization or tartarisation, noun
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