[tang-goh-ri-sep-ter] /ˈtæŋ goʊ rɪˌsɛp tər/ noun, Physiology, Biology. 1. a receptor stimulated by touch. tangoreceptor tan·go·re·cep·tor (tāng’gō-rĭ-sěp’tər) n. A cutaneous receptor that responds to touch and pressure.
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noun 1. a Chinese puzzle consisting of a square cut into five triangles, a square, and a rhomboid, which can be combined so as to form a great variety of other figures. noun 1. a Chinese puzzle in which a square, cut into a parallelogram, a square, and five triangles, is formed into figures
noun, Pinyin, Wade-Giles. 1. a city in NE Hebei province, in NE China. noun 1. an industrial city in NE China, in Hebei province: the 1976 earthquake, which killed an estimated 255 000 people, was the most lethal of the 20th century. Pop: 1 773 000 (2005 est)