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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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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.
There will also be interactive exhibitions with the school's business partners and a taster lesson that will include computer-aided design and 3D printing.
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.
TRAINING MOEL FAMAU Taster days: April 28; June 30.
Sharon Warren, who ran the tasters at Bridgend HQ said, "The response from staff at South Wales Police has been fantastic.
Two initial taster courses, which use virtual reality technology and actors to recreate real life situations, have met with great success - with participants saying the training will propel the construction industry into the 21st century.
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.
Says Mantegazzi that a good taster must be able to recognise the key tastes and odors, and be able to describe them with a specialist vocabulary.
She is a taster for Cadbury, in Bournville, Birmingham - munching her way through hundreds of chocolate bars every year.
One taster detected slight heat, while another picked up a suggestion of baby chard.
If possible, set up one glass for every beer per taster.
The taster session will be held on the site on April 15, from 9.