astringency

[ uh-strin-juhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF astringency

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The properties of the plant are cooling and healing, with some degree of astringency.

Its taste is saltish, with a degree of roughness and astringency.

Austere refers to a flavor more or less sour with some astringency.

As a cider apple, this appears to possess great merit, combining a slight degree of astringency, with much sweetness.

The taste was rather pleasant at first, but left an astringency behind that scarcely tempted one to try a second time.

A peculiar vegetable principle, remarkable for its astringency and its power of converting the skins of animals into leather.

On account of its astringency it has been used in dysentery, hemorrhage, and other conditions requiring an astringent substance.

The filtered liquor had scarcely any astringency to the taste, and was of a very pale colour.

In this process the acid of the tea acts upon the copper, and causes that astringency which we remark in all the China teas.

It is just the pear for those who prefer sweetness to vinousness or piquancy, and who object to even a trace of astringency.

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