(tärʹtər) noun. 1. Dentistry. A hard, yellowish deposit on the teeth, consisting of organic secretions and food particles deposited in various salts, such as calcium carbonate, tartar, karang gigi; 2. also cream of tartar, krim tartar.
tartar (täʹtər) noun. noun. (colloquial) fearsome and vindictive woman, perempuan yang bengkeng: his wife is a tartar, isterinya perempuan yang bengkeng.
tartar sauce, tartare sauce (tärʹtər sôs) noun. Mayonnaise mixed with chopped onion, olives, pickles, and capers and served as a sauce with fish, sos tartar.
(tär-tărʹĭk) adjective. Of, relating to, or derived from tartar or tartaric acid, tartarik.
tartaric acid (tär-tărʹĭk ăsʹĭd) noun. Any of four isomeric crystalline organic compounds, C4H6O6, used to make cream of tartar and baking powder, as a sequestrant, in tanning, and in effervescent beverages and photographic chemicals, asid tartarik.