• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tanite A firm composition of emery and a certain kind of cement, used for making grinding wheels, slabs, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tanite A cement of emery and some binding substance, used as a material for molding, grinding-wheels, disks, laps, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tanite tan′īt an emery cement.
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In literature:

The sceptre at length passed to another dynasty, this time of Tanite origin.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI." by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
Tanit-Zerga, show him the way.
"Atlantida" by Pierre Benoit
At length a Libyan general named Sheshonk (Shishak) seized the throne from the Tanite Dynasty.
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie
The origin of this Tanite sovereign is uncertain, but it would appear that he was of more exalted rank than his rival in the south.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 6 (of 12)" by G. Maspero
The Tanite dynasty was in its death-throes.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 7 (of 12)" by G. Maspero
East of the Damietta branch are other canals, occupying the ancient river-beds of the Tanitic and Pelusiac branches of the Nile.
"History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12)" by S. Rappoport
It receives the waters of the canalized channels which were once the Tanitic, Mendesian and Pelusiac branches.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
The Ashtoreth of the Hittites was called Tanit.
"Judges and Ruth" by Robert A. Watson
With the accession of the Tanites it was removed to the Delta.
"The History of Antiquity, Vol. III (of VI)" by Max Duncker

In news:

Tanit Ganz Sanchez, MD, PhD.