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Tart vs. Torte

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Tartadjective

Sharp to the taste; acid; sour.

‘I ate a very tart apple.’;

Tortenoun

A rich, dense cake, typically made with many eggs and relatively little flour (as opposed to a sponge cake or gâteau).

Tartadjective

(of wine) high or too high in acidity.

Tortenoun

rich cake usually covered with cream and fruit or nuts; originated in Austria

Tartadjective

(figuratively) Sharp; keen; severe.

‘He gave me a very tart reply.’;

Torte

A torte (from German Torte (German pronunciation: [ˈtɔrtə] (in turn from Latin via Italian torta) is a rich, usually multilayered, cake that is filled with whipped cream, buttercreams, mousses, jams, or fruits.Ordinarily, the cooled torte is glazed and garnished. Tortes are commonly baked in a springform pan.

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Tartnoun

A type of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie.

Tartnoun

A prostitute.

Tartnoun

By extension, any woman with loose sexual morals.

Tartverb

To practice prostitution

Tartverb

To practice promiscuous sex

Tartverb

To dress garishly, ostentatiously, whorishly, or sluttily

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Tartadjective

Sharp to the taste; acid; sour; as, a tart apple.

Tartadjective

Fig.: Sharp; keen; severe; as, a tart reply; tart language; a tart rebuke.

‘Why art thou tart, my brother?’;

Tartnoun

A species of small open pie, or piece of pastry, containing jelly or conserve; a sort of fruit pie.

Tartnoun

a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money

Tartnoun

a small open pie with a fruit filling

Tartnoun

pastry cup with a filling of fruit or custard and no top crust

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Tartadjective

tasting sour like a lemon

Tartadjective

harsh;

‘sharp criticism’; ‘a sharp-worded exchange’; ‘a tart remark’;

Tart

A tart is a baked dish consisting of a filling over a pastry base with an open top not covered with pastry. The pastry is usually shortcrust pastry; the filling may be sweet or savoury, though modern tarts are usually fruit-based, sometimes with custard.

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