a city in N Egypt, in the Nile delta.
a city in N Egypt, on the Nile delta: noted for its Muslim festivals. Pop: 413 000 (2005 est)
noun, Chemistry. 1. a salt of any tantalic acid. noun 1. any of various salts of tantalic acid formed when the pentoxide of tantalum dissolves in an alkali
adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or relating to tantalum, especially in the pentavalent state. adjective 1. of or containing tantalum, esp in the pentavalent state
noun, Chemistry. 1. an acid, HTaO 3 , that forms complex salts or tantalates. tantalic acid noun 1. a white gelatinous substance produced by hydrolysis of tantalic halides. It dissolves in strong bases to give tantalates
verb (used with object), tantalized, tantalizing. 1. to torment with, or as if with, the sight of something desired but out of reach; tease by arousing expectations that are repeatedly disappointed. verb 1. (transitive) to tease or make frustrated, as by tormenting with the sight of something greatly desired but inaccessible