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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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As well as the taster sessions, the event provides an excellent opportunity for prospective students and parents to find out about all the courses, with teachers and current students available in all curriculum areas.
Any schools interested in the taster session should contact the club at mailto:houghtongolfclubm arketing@btconnect.
I like that it is aspartame-free and uses stevia, a healthy choice," one taster said.
It is hoped that by gaining these skills through the taster sessions, members of the farming community will be encouraged to maintain, restore and upgrade the rural heritage.
Heem Khalaf from Almondbury High School was particularly keen to put on the gloves and get involved with the Kirklees College Boxing Academy taster session.
The free taster sessions will be running until there are interested people.
On taster days, participants dismantle small sections of wall and learn all about hearting (fill) and coping (top stones).
This study examined percentage of tasters and non tasters for phenylthiocarbamide (PTC) in 325 subjects of Hazara division in Khyber Pakhtun Khwa Province of Pakistan.
When choosing one of the three spa taster treatments, guests receive a 25 per cent discount off any 60 minute or more treatment.
The two half day taster courses - on May 24 and 25, June 12 and 13 and July 2 and 3 - are to be run at ACT-UK's sister centre in the Netherlands, the inspiration for the British model.
The flavor enthusiast to correctly name the most Baskin-Robbins ice cream flavors will be named one of three regional "Master Taster" semi- finalists and will go on to compete against the other two regional first place winners for the coveted title of Baskin-Robbins 2005 "Master Taster.
If there are more than 30 circles in the ring, you are a super taster.