noun. a salt or ester of tartaric acid.
- tartar emetic
- antimony potassium tartrate
Sentences with tartrate
1. Noun, singular or mass
It is an acid salt called potassium hydrogen tartrate and made from the sediment left behind in the process of making wine.
Storing wine produces the buildup of tartrate coatings and yeast molecules, which can ruin the wine's aging process and destroy the taste that wooden barrels are meant to maintain.