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Noun: tartness  taa(r)t-nus
  1. The taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
    - sour, sourness
  2. A sharp sour taste
    - acerbity
  3. A rough and bitter manner
    - bitterness, acrimony, acerbity, jaundice, thorniness

Type of: acidity, disagreeableness, gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, sour, sourness, taste, taste perception, taste sensation

Encyclopedia: Tartness