tang

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tang
  • noun
    A strong taste, flavor, or smell. (the clean salty tang of the sea)
    The projection on the blade of a tool such as a knife, by which the blade is held firmly in the handle. (a full tang is used for strength)
  • noun
    A tanging sound.
  • noun
    A surgeonfish which occurs around reefs and rocky areas, where it browses on algae. (The great clouds of yellow black and white banner angelfish, brilliant blue fusiliers, yellow tangs and smart surgeonfish are gone.)

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