Translation of tang in Spanish:

tang

Pronunciation: /tæŋ/

noun/nombre

  • 1 c and u (strong taste) sabor (masculine) fuerte; (sharp taste) acidez (feminine); (smell) olor (masculine) penetrante
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    • The balmy wind caressed their cheeks as they could taste the salty tang of the sea on their lips.
    • Tasting the salty tang of my own sweat, I sighed tiredly.
    • She had missed the smell of the sea, the salty tang to the breeze that brushed her cloak and her hair.
  • 2 countable/numerable (of blade) espiga (feminine)
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    • The knife has a curvaceous handle with front and rear guards built into the full tang blade steel.
    • This Japanese Sword Index has very detailed and thorough information about sword types, blades, tangs, even flaws.
    • The models have concealed tangs inside the handles, again with one-piece construction of solid steel.

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