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taint

noun A popular term for the mucocutaneous tissue between the anus and the scrotum or vagina; perineum.

taint

(tānt) [O.Fr. teint, color, tint]
1. To spoil or cause putrefaction, as in tainted meat.
2. To contaminate.
tainted, adjective

taint

an unpleasant odor and flavor in a human foodstuff of animal origin. Caused by the ingestion of the substance, commonly a plant such as Hexham scent, or while in storage, e.g. milk stored with pineapples, or as a result of animal metabolism, e.g. boar taint.
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Deferred-tax-charge regime: Under this regime, a shareholder will be subject to the "once a PFIC, always a PFIC" taint of Sec.
Many volatile compounds are responsible for taints.
The aim is to build up a reference library of thousands of samples which will identify hot spots where taint problems are occurring and put an accurate figure on how much it is costing the trade.
Misconception 2) Washing the grapes can manage smoke taint: The compounds that cause smoke taint are already inside the grapes.
Y Cartons in Leeds conducts around 100 taint tests each week on behalf of clients.
In the journal article, press releases and interviews, Chatonnet has repeatedly raised the analogy to the problem of cork taint.
1298(b)(1) the PFIC taint of its CFC/PFIC acquired before 1998, should give careful consideration to the procedures set forth in Temp.
Unlike other scientists who have experimented with ways of diminishing smoke taint, they treated the juice and the must.
367(a)-3T(g)(7), a liquidation of the transferred corporation into an 80% or-greater shareholder does not trigger the GRA, but the taint associated with the transferred assets attaches at the parent level; thus, a disposition of substantially all of these assets (outside of the normal course of business) within the GRA period riggers gain on the original transfer.
As to comparing incidence of cork taint today with ten years ago, Richmond said that was difficult.
469(c)(7)(b) defines taxpayers excluded from the "per se" passive taint for rental real estate - the so-called "super material participation" rules.
Cork taint occurs when natural mold in corks causes a chemical reaction that produces trichloroanisole, commonly called TCA.