Definitions for olfactoryɒlˈfæk tə ri, -tri, oʊl-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. olfactory, olfactive(adj)

    of or relating to olfaction

Wiktionary

  1. olfactory(Adjective)

    Concerning the sense of smell.

  2. Origin: olfactorius, from olfactus, present participle of olfacio, from oleo + facio.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Olfactory

    ol-fak′tor-i, adj. pertaining to, or used in, smelling. [L. olfactāre, to smell—olēre, to smell, facĕre, to make.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of olfactory in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of olfactory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Wittemyer:

    Their world is primarily olfactory, the sensitivity is recognized as being unparalleled.

  2. Zara Patel:

    I saw this as a potential opportunity to (look for) any association between rate of vaccination and rate of (olfactory) loss, and see if there's a way to eventually use this information.

  3. Andrew Nosal:

    What that suggests is that olfaction participates in shark navigation, at least leopard shark navigation. There seems to be other cues that they are using to supplement olfactory cues. there is a lot of work that still needs to be done. This is only the first step.

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