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taster

 [tās´ter]
an individual capable of tasting a particular substance, such as phenylthiocarbamide, as in certain 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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We have to identify really slight differences in smell, texture - and even how the chocolate feels in your mouth Taster Tracy Streams
Just head over to one of the taster sessions at the CV Life Xcel Leisure Centre in Coventry and come and have a go, I promise you'll love it."
Ten people took part in the taster session, with many opting to carry on further study at a twoday workshop.
In companies that have tasters, it is common that the team consists of a quality control leader and assistants; however, in many producing regions (origins/rural areas) the purchasing offices use only one person in this role.
Any schools interested in the taster session should contact the club at mailto:houghtongolfclubm arketing@btconnect.com or telephone 0191 584 1198.
The trainee will work alongside Ringtons' existing team of master tea tasters to help provide a pivotal function within the family business.
"Love the packaging and love the smoothness of the coffee," one taster stressed.
Nobia Deprez, whose family hails from Ghana, owns Cafe Nobia on Middlesbrough's Marton Road and has concocted a selection of authentic dishes for the visitors to the taster night.
The official beer taster will have access to a wide variety of beers, ales and porters from across the site, including 160 bottles of beer and 88 draught lines and products from local Welsh microbreweries such as Tiny Rebel and Crafty Devil.
Mackie's said the chief taster at its PS600,000 factory in Aberdeenshire would also be expected to join tasting panels to ensure that the chocolate was up to scratch.
The only requirement for the taster classes is to book your place in advance by calling +968 245 1 4080.