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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Tang /ˈtɑŋ/
 強烈的味道,柄腳,特殊的香味,特性,氣息,當的一聲,一種海藻(vt.)裝刀柄于

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tang, v. i. To make a ringing sound; to ring.
    Let thy tongue tang arguments of state.   --Shak.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tang n.  Bot. A coarse blackish seaweed (Fucus nodosus).
 Tang sparrow Zool., the rock pipit. [Prov. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tang, n.
 1. A strong or offensive taste; especially, a taste of something extraneous to the thing itself; as, wine or cider has a tang of the cask.
 2. Fig.: A sharp, specific flavor or tinge.  Cf. Tang a twang.
    Such proceedings had a strong tang of tyranny.   --Fuller.
    A cant of philosophism, and a tang of party politics.   --Jeffrey.
 3.  A projecting part of an object by means of which it is secured to a handle, or to some other part; anything resembling a tongue in form or position. Specifically: --
 (a) The part of a knife, fork, file, or other small instrument, which is inserted into the handle.
 (b) The projecting part of the breech of a musket barrel, by which the barrel is secured to the stock.
 (c) The part of a sword blade to which the handle is fastened.
 (d) The tongue of a buckle. [Prov. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tang, n.  A sharp, twanging sound; an unpleasant tone; a twang.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tang n.  A dynasty in Chinese history, from a. d. 618 to 905, distinguished by the founding of the Imperial Academy (the Hanlin), by the invention of printing, and as marking a golden age of literature.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tang, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tanged p. pr. & vb. n. Tanging.] To cause to ring or sound loudly; to ring.
    Let thy tongue tang arguments of state.   --Shak.
 To tang bees, to cause a swarm of bees to settle, by beating metal to make a din.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 tang
      n 1: the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into
           the mouth [syn: relish, flavor, flavour, sapidity,
            savor, savour, smack]
      2: a tart spiciness [syn: nip, piquance, piquancy, tanginess,
          zest]
      3: the imperial dynasty of China from 618 to 907 [syn: Tang
         dynasty]
      4: common black rockweed used in preparing kelp and as manure
         [syn: bladderwrack, black rockweed, bladder fucus, Fucus
         vesiculosus]
      5: brown algae seaweed with serrated edges [syn: serrated
         wrack, Fucus serratus]
      6: any of various coarse seaweeds [syn: sea tang]
      7: any of various kelps especially of the genus Laminaria [syn:
          sea tangle]