base note

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base note,

n aromatic components of essential perfumes and oils, such as sandalwood and vetivert, that do not readily evaporate and are used as fixatives to provide permanence. See also note.
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Suze, a gentian-based French bitter liqueur, stand in for Campari to add herbaceousness, a bitter base note and complexity.
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He towered above the rest of the band and squatted on every base note that bellowed from the enormous brass instrument above his head.
Lily of the valley top notes add sparkle while a base note of cedar adds that sensual contrast.
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