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taster

 [tās´ter]
an individual capable of tasting a particular substance, such as phenylthiocarbamide, as in certain genetic studies.

taster

/tast·er/ (tās´ter) an individual capable of tasting a particular test substance (e.g., phenylthiourea, used in genetic studies).

taster

A popular UK term for a brief (a day to a few weeks) exposure to a particular specialty, which gives a student or junior doctor a “taste”.

taster

(tās′tĕr)
A person capable of detecting a particular substance by using the taste sense.
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Every student who gets an offer to study with us next September will be invited to attend taster sessions at our Welcome to College Day event next June, but having an earlier taste of some of our courses can help students to decide whether they should be applying for these courses or not.
Very good -- tasty and convenient," one taster said.
Recognizing that different taste preferences are found in coffee cultures around the world, the US Cup Tasters Championship did not ask contestants to judge or evaluate coffee.
He said: "For someone who spends all day in an office, the taster day was a real eye-opener.
The main objective of this study was to determine the distribution and genetics of tasters, non tasters and super tasters in six different castes (three native and three migrated) from Hazara Division of Khyber Pakhtun Khwa, Pakistan.
Hardly any of them seemed able to notice the difference, with two of our tasters saying they actually preferred the new crisps.
If there are more than 30 circles in the ring, you are a super taster.
If so, why not try a free taster course to help you decide.
However, taste is subjective, and a group of tasters will never agree on what is the perfect glass of water.
Tasters like Sarah are chosen from staff at the company's chocolate factory, in Bournville, Birmingham.
Some tasters described the flavor as light and herbal, while others called it grassy.
If not, arrange for tasters to rinse their glasses between samplings.