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tang

(tăng)
1. A strong taste or flavor.
2. A long, slender projection or prong forming a part of a chisel, file, or knife.
3. In dentistry, an apparatus for joining the rests and retainers to palatal or lingual bars of a denture.
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There are fish in great profusion, including blue tangs, queen angelfish, French grunts, jacks, barracudas (fortunately, they're benign) and many more.
Drifting slowly over Angel Reef, a strip of coral on the north-east tip of Tobago, fantastically patterned queen angel fish, black groupers and blue tangs darted beneath us.