smell

[n] - the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form 2. [n] - the faculty of smell 3. [n] - the act of perceiving the odor of something 4. [v] - inhale the odor of 5. [v] - smell bad 6. [v] - emit an odor
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Smell

Human can detect around 10000 different smells.Range for smell:Human ~ 1mDog ~ 100 mElephant ~ 3 kmMoth ~ 5 km
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Smell

Smell: See Olfaction.
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Smell

Smell transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Smelled , Smelt ; present participle & verbal noun Smelling .] [ Middle English smellen , smillen , smullen ; confer LG. smellen , smelen , ...
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Smell

Smell intransitive verb 1. To affect the olfactory nerves; to have an odor or scent; -- often followed by of ; as, to smell of smoke, or of musk. 2. To have a particular tincture or smack of any quality; to savor; as, a report smells of calumny. « Praises i...
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Smell

Smell noun [ Middle English smel , smil , smul , smeol . See Smell , transitive verb ] (Physiol.) 1. The sense or faculty by which certain qualities of bodies are perceived through the instrumentally of the olfactory nerves. S...
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smell

<physiology> ... 1. The sense or faculty by which certain qualities of bodies are perceived through the instrumentally of the olfactory nerves. See Sense. ... 2. The quality of any thing or substance, or emanation therefrom, which affects the olfactory organs; odour; scent; fragrance; perfume; as, the smell of mint. 'Breathing the smell of fi...
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smell

smelling noun the act of perceiving the odor of something
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smell

olfaction noun the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents
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smell

odour noun the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; `she loved the smell of roses`
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smell

(smel) the sense that enables one to perceive odors; it depends on the stimulation of sensory receptors in the nose by small particles carried in inhaled air. The organs (sensory receptors) of smell are olfactory cells, small patches on the mucous membrane that lines the nasal cavity. Smell is also important for the enjoyment...
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Smell

• (n.) To give heed to. • (n.) To detect or perceive, as if by the sense of smell; to scent out; -- often with out. • (v. i.) To exercise sagacity. • (v. i.) To exercise the sense of smell. • (v. i.) To have a particular tincture or smack of any quality; to savor; as, a report smells of calumny. • (v. t.) The quality o...
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smell

the detection and identification by sensory organs of airborne chemicals. The concept of smell, as it applies to humans, becomes less distinct when ... [29 related articles]
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smell

smell, sense that enables an organism to perceive and distinguish the odors of various substances, also known as olfaction. In humans, the organ of smell is situated in the mucous membrane of the upper portion of the nasal cavity near the septum. It is made up of the olfactory cells, which are actua...
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smell

Type: Term Pronunciation: smel Definitions: 1. To scent; to perceive an odor by means of the olfactory apparatus.
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smell

Sense that responds to certain molecules in the air. It works by having receptors for particular chemical groups, into which the airborne chemicals must fit to trigger a message to the brain. A sense of smell is used to detect food and to communicate with other animals (see pheromone and scent gland)...
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