• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Tangly Covered with tangle, or seaweed. "Prone, helpless, on the tangly beach he lay."
    • Tangly Entangled; intricate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • tangly Covered with tangle or seaweed.
    • tangly Knotted; intertwined; intricate; snarly.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Tangly in a tangle: united confusedly: covered with tangle or seaweed
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand.; Dan. tang, Ice. thang, seaweed.


In literature:

All of a sudden a strange, familiar tang in the air thrilled us.
"On the Fringe of the Great Fight" by George G. Nasmith
A waft of wind brought with it a tang of stale tobacco and rain-wet clothes.
"The Beach of Dreams" by H. De Vere Stacpoole
Their sizes are indicated on the tang in 32nds of an inch.
"Handwork in Wood" by William Noyes
The blade has the following parts: Edge, false edge, back, grooves, point, and tang.
"Infantry Drill Regulations, United States Army, 1911" by United States War Department
The tangs'll be in anither room.
"A Window in Thrums" by J. M. Barrie
This is also to be observed with old casks, which have become, by neglect or otherwise, mouldy, or have a peculiar tang.
"The Cultivation of The Native Grape, and Manufacture of American Wines" by George Husmann
When Fred and Jerry came on deck one morning there was a sharper tang than usual in the air.
"The Young Treasure Hunter" by Frank V. Webster
With a ring a ting tang, and a ring a ting tang, Poor old Robinson Crusoe.
"Captain Mugford" by W.H.G. Kingston
Their accent had a foreign tang but their hearts' tone was that of universal love.
"St. Cuthbert's" by Robert E. Knowles
The March afternoon was hot but with a clear tang that was as exhilarating as winter frost.
"The Forbidden Trail" by Honoré Willsie

In poetry:

"Whang fun li,
Tang hua ki,
Hong Kong do ra me!
Ah sin lo,
Pan to fo,
Tsing up chin leute!"
"Chingery Wangery Chan" by Louisa May Alcott
The tang of salt is in its veins,
The freshness of the spray
God give you love and lore and strength,
To give us such alway.
"On A Clean Book" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
His face is a book of woe,
And mine is a song of glee;
A slave he is to the great "They say,"
But I--I am bold and free;
No wonder he smacks of woe,
And I have the tang of glee.
"Differences" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
(In the Happy Hunting Grounds) Did the phantom hills seem strange, Quien,
When you left the light for the ghostly land?
Do you dream of the open range, Quien,
The tang of sage and the sun-warmed sand?
"To My Dog,"Quien Sabe"" by Henry Herbert Knibbs
But, as an antient author sung,
The vine manur'd with ev'ry dung,
From ev'ry creature strangely drew,
A tang of brutal nature too;
'Twas hence in drinking on the lawns
New turns of humour seiz'd the Fawns.
"Bacchus: Or, The Vines Of Lesbos" by Thomas Parnell
But lay the tangs across his legs, or sic unhandy tool,
Or let him grup the poker, or the kettle by the bool,
Then hoo he gurrs an' kicks until he raises sic a drouth,
That for ae hoor he fechts to get the fender in his mouth.
"Oor Johnnie" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Raffi Tang (Françoise Yip) is living in Mexico when she gets word of her estranged mother's death.
In 1598, while Shakespeare was hitting his prime, the writer Tang Xianzu (1550–1616) produced one of China's touchstone works, The Peony Pavilion.
Tang's developer challenge aims to do something about it.
Welcome to the behind the scenes of our Tommy Tang Shoot for March.
Wei Liu, Xiaoou Tang, Jianzhuang Liu.
There's a cool tang to the air each morning, now.
Kiki Smith's photos at Tang reveal the workings of her mind.
Angie Tang on China's Development.
Posts tagged with "Wu Tang Clan".
Wu- Tang Clan founder's new film a 'dream come true.
In this CEO, host Lee Cullum engages in a global discussion on clean energy with Patrick Jenevein, President and CEO of Dallas and Beijing-based Tang Energy.
David Tang has more than 12 years of telecommunications sales and marketing experience in the VoIP, broadband, and wireless sectors.
Kraft relied on market research to help refresh Tang 's image overseas, where sales growth had stagnated.
Even with the added investment in packaging and marketing, Kraft managed to keep Tang 's profit margins at a sweet 37.2.
John Formoso Tang and Christina Genske.

In science:

T Morris and Tang note that ˆB is monotone decreasing in T , but for minimaxity we need the function in square brackets, which corresponds to g(·) of the theorem, to be nondecreasing.
Discussion of "Estimating Random Effects via Adjustment for Density Maximization" by C. Morris and R. Tang
Morris and Tang set m = (k − 2)/2, but there is actually a range of values of m for which the estimator is minimax.
Discussion of "Estimating Random Effects via Adjustment for Density Maximization" by C. Morris and R. Tang
To clarify, denote (k − 2)/2 = m∗ , the Morris and Tang choice, and consider the m in (4) to be a variable.
Discussion of "Estimating Random Effects via Adjustment for Density Maximization" by C. Morris and R. Tang
Morris and Tang suggested an approximation to the posterior variance of θi as a measure of uncertainty of their point estimate.
Discussion of "Estimating Random Effects via Adjustment for Density Maximization" by C. Morris and R. Tang
Interestingly, the REML corresponds to the choice q = 0 while the Morris– Tang ALM corresponds to the other extreme q = 1. A compromise choice is q = 0.5, which corresponds to Bi = 0.5.
Discussion of "Estimating Random Effects via Adjustment for Density Maximization" by C. Morris and R. Tang