Tarnish

tarnish

1. The quality or state of being tarnished; stain; soil; blemish.

2. (Science: chemical) A thin film on the surface of a metal, usually due to a slight alteration of the original colour; as, the steel tarnish in columbite.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Tarnish&oldid=14805"
First | Previous (Tarin) | Next (Tarpum) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.