• WordNet 3.6
    • adj tannic derived from tannin
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Tannic Of or pertaining to tan; derived from, or resembling, tan; as, tannic acid.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • tannic Pertaining to or derived from tan.
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In literature:

Maiden determined the percentage of mimosa tannic acid in the perfectly dry bark as 8.62.
"Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration" by Ernest Giles
The quantity of stimulant and tannic acid contained in an ordinary cup of tea, coffee, and cocoa or chocolate is given in Table I.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
In case it should be used for layers it is always in combination with some better weight-giving tannic.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 803, May 23, 1891" by Various
Tannic acid and permanganate of potassium.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
Also administer Chlorate of Potassi, two ounces; Nitrate of Potash, two ounces; Tannic Acid, one ounce.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
Tannic acid, not as free acid, is combined with caffein as a tannate.
"Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value" by Harry Snyder
The cotton fibre has some affinity for the tannic acid used in preparing it and absorbs it from the mordanting bath.
"The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics" by Franklin Beech
The albuminous matter in milk tends to throw down some of the tannic acid in an insoluble form.
"Papers on Health" by John Kirk
A mixture of 1 part tannic acid and 3 parts iodoform is good in suppurating wounds.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
The use of astringents in dyeing depends upon the tannic acid they contain.
"Vegetable Dyes" by Ethel M. Mairet
Tannic acid, 20 per cent.
"The Elements of Bacteriological Technique" by John William Henry Eyre
What about the tannic acid in that tea you're drinking?
"The Ethical Engineer" by Henry Maxwell Dempsey
Gallic acid is distinguished from tannic acid by tests (2) and (3).
"Some Constituents of the Poison Ivy Plant: (Rhus Toxicodendron)" by William Anderson Syme
Wood contains much tannic acid.
"Wood and Forest" by William Noyes
Did he do it on tannic acid released from tea leaves?
"Psycho-Phone Messages" by Francis Grierson
The results of applying tannic acid are to harden the pelt and discolour and weaken the fur.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3" by Various
After that the boiling water busies itself in taking tannic acid out of the tea grounds.
"The Myrtle Reed Cook Book" by Myrtle Reed
Alcoholic solutions of various gums, and also tannic acid, confer the same property on glue solutions.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 2" by Various
The antidotes are milk, tea, tannic acid.
"Health, Happiness, and Longevity" by Louis Philippe McCarty
Tannic acid I imagine, to render the poison inert.
"The Trial of Callista Blake" by Edgar Pangborn

In news:

As the 15th Napa Valley AVA, Calistoga's sharp heat results in some of the most delicious full-bodied, tannic red wines.
In England, cider leans toward the very dry and tannic, perhaps akin to Special Bitters or Dry Irish Stouts (try Aspall Dry Premier Cru).
"You get a smoky aesthetic, but almost a tannic flavor," he said of the technique.
Well-balanced wines that aren't too extreme (not wildly sweet, not wildly tannic, etc.
Is Hong Kong-style milk tea the next tannic tsunami.