a genre of novel featuring a tough sexy woman
a play on ‘film noir’
noun, Chemistry. 1. a salt or ester of tartaric acid. noun 1. any salt or ester of tartaric acid tartrate tar·trate (tär’trāt’) n. A salt or an ester of tartaric acid. tartrate (tär’trāt’) A salt or ester of tartaric acid, containing the group C4H4O6.
adjective, Chemistry. 1. formed into a tartrate; combined with tartaric acid. adjective 1. being in the form of a tartrate
noun 1. Yellow No. 5. noun 1. an azo dye that produces a yellow colour: widely used as a food additive (E102) in convenience foods, soft drinks, sweets, etc, and in drugs, and also to dye textiles
noun 1. a city in SE Estonia. noun 1. a city in SE Estonia: successively under Polish, Swedish, and Russian rule; university (1632). Pop: 95 000 (2005 est) Former name (11th century until 1918) Yurev German name Dorpat