scent


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o·dor

(ō'dŏr),
Volatile emanation from any substance that stimulates the olfactory receptor cells.
Synonym(s): scent
[L.]
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scent

The smell of a thing or person. See Pseudoscent.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in classic literature ?
Tom, East, and the Tadpole had a good start, and are well up for such young hands, and after rising the slope and crossing the next field, find themselves up with the leading hounds, who have overrun the scent, and are trying back.
The scent, though still good, is not so thick; there is no need of that, for in this part of the run every one knows the line which must be taken, and so there are no casts to be made, but good downright running and fencing to be done.
Sabor, the lioness, recognizing from a distance the scent of her lord and master intermingled with that of a Tarmangani and the hide of Horta, the boar, trotted through the aisles of the forest to investigate.
Suddenly he leaped forward and Tarzan knew that he had caught the scent of meat ahead.
Something told him that he would have known that scent among a myriad of others even if Akut had not told him that a lion lay near.
She shall still recline Upon the scented balustrade and glow With spring that thrills her warm blood into wine.
And over walls and earth and trees and swinging sprays and tendrils the fair green veil of tender little leaves had crept, and in the grass under the trees and the gray urns in the alcoves and here and there everywhere were touches or splashes of gold and purple and white and the trees were showing pink and snow above his head and there were fluttering of wings and faint sweet pipes and humming and scents and scents.
STRAWBERRIES WITHOUT THE CREAM!1 STRAWBERRIES and cream are a quintessential treat during British summertime, but simply savouring their sweet scent could be a caloriefree pleasure.
| English Rose Scented Reed Diffuser, PS25, Sophie Allport 4 Garden Stroll No green fingers, no garden, no problem, simply sample the scent of a country garden indoors.
Stories about the practice mention chocolate-scented strips placed on vending machines in California that caused the sales of Hershey bars to triple, a grocery store in New York whose bakery sales spiked whenever the scent of fresh-baked bread was pumped through the aisles, and the use of a variety of hidden scent machines throughout Disney properties to encourage spending.
The Body ShopA(r) introduced a unique concept of layering in fragrances by giving you freedom to create your own scent. The whole idea of Scents of Life revolves around how people would want to express themselves with their taste and preferences in the scents that they choose.
It helps to know a little chemistry to understand how scent is added to soft lures.