- [Cookery/Cocina] (large) tarta (feminine), kuchen (masculine) (Chile) ; (individual) tartaleta (feminine), tarteleta (feminine) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) apple/plum tart tarta or (Chile) kuchen de manzana/ciruela
tart up(British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] 1.1verb + object + adverb/verbo + complemento + adverbio (dress up, make-up) acicalar [colloquial/familiar], emperifollar [colloquial/familiar] she spends hours tarting herself up se pasa horas acicalándose or emperifollándose [colloquial/familiar] 1.2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [building/room] remodelar
- 1.1 (acid) [taste/apple] ácido, agrioExample sentences1.2 (cutting) [rejoinder/remark] cortante, áspero
- This compound has a fruity flavour which, when added to the tart taste of acetic acid, gives the complex character to a good wine vinegar.
- And the tangy apple flavour found in most Chardonnays comes primarily from malic acid, the tart acid found in apples.
- Boyle went on to characterize acids, noting their sour or tart taste and their ability to corrode metals.
- He has tart remarks concerning the latest Anglican commotions.
- He looked incredulous, unoffended by her tart tone.
- She was old enough to be Bahzell's mother, and her tart tone was so like his old nurse's that he grinned despite his tension.