Definitions for odor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, scent(noun)

    any property detected by the olfactory system

  2. smell, odor, odour, olfactory sensation, olfactory perception(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"

Wiktionary

  1. odor(Noun)

    Any smell, whether fragrant or offensive; scent; perfume.

  2. odor(Noun)

    A strong, pervasive quality.

  3. odor(Noun)

    Esteem; repute.

  4. Origin: odour, from odour, from odor, from odor.

Freebase

  1. Odor

    An odor or fragrance is caused by one or more volatilized chemical compounds, generally at a very low concentration, that humans or other animals perceive by the sense of olfaction. Odors are also commonly called scents, which can refer to both pleasant and unpleasant odors. The terms fragrance and aroma are used primarily by the food and cosmetic industry to describe a pleasant odor, and are sometimes used to refer to perfumes. In contrast, malodor, stench, reek, and stink are used specifically to describe unpleasant odor. In the United Kingdom, odour refers to scents in general. In the United States, odor has a more negative connotation, such as smell, stench or stink, while scent or aroma are used for pleasant smells.

Anagrams for odor »

  1. door, ordo, rood

  2. Ordo

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Aris Wahyudi:

    We took the decision to do an odor test for our customers' satisfaction.

  2. Sheriff Grady Judd:

    And things do n’t smell right, literally. They do n’t smell right. There ’s a foul odor in the house.

  3. Mats Olsson:

    Some diseases result in a characteristic odor emanating from different sources on the body of a sick individual.

  4. George Preti:

    I ride public transport a lot and every now and then I come across someone emanating a strong odor and it's obvious.

  5. George Preti:

    I ride public transport a lot and every now and then I come across someone emanating a strong odor and it's obvious.


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