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taster

 [tās´ter]
an individual capable of tasting a particular substance, such as phenylthiocarbamide, as in certain genetic studies.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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”.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

taster

(tās′tĕr)
A person capable of detecting a particular substance by using the taste sense.
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"We can't wait to see who makes the cut this year and joins our team who invent, test and make some of the bestknown brands around the world." You can apply to be a chocolate taster on the Mondelez International website.
The amount of tasters used in sensorial analysis of coffee may compromise the quality of the study.
Based at Ringtons Head Office in Byker, the successful candidate will have a passion for tea, taste countless teas from all over the world, be trained and supported to become an expert taster and have the opportunity to travel to and liaise with specialist tea producers around the world.
"Very good -- tasty and convenient," one taster said.
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Recognizing that different taste preferences are found in coffee cultures around the world, the US Cup Tasters Championship did not ask contestants to judge or evaluate coffee.
On taster days, participants dismantle small sections of wall and learn all about hearting (fill) and coping (top stones).
A difference in the thresholds for PTC homozygous and heterozygous tasters could be established with certainty by testing people of known genotypes as inferred from their parents, siblings or children (Haris and Kalmus, 1949).
For the third experiment, 230 tasters were asked to try two glasses of wine, identify their preference on a four-point scale, and determine which was fruitier, spicier and sweeter.
Over the past few weeks, officers and civilian staff have taken part in workplace taster courses run by the University of Glamorgan's Welsh for Adults Centre.
Since a certification examination started 12 years ago, more than 5,000 people passed the test conducted by the Japan Craft Beer Association and earned the qualification as beer tasters as of January.
Hardly any of them seemed able to notice the difference, with two of our tasters saying they actually preferred the new crisps.