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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smell, smellingadjective

    the act of perceiving the odor of something

  2. redolent(p), smelling(p)adjective

    (used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous

    "the hall was redolent of floor wax"; "air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey"

Wikipedia

  1. smelling

    The sense of smell, or olfaction, is the special sense through which smells (or odors) are perceived. The sense of smell has many functions, including detecting desirable foods, hazards, and pheromones, and plays a role in taste. In humans, it occurs when an odor binds to a receptor within the nasal cavity, transmitting a signal through the olfactory system. Glomeruli aggregate signals from these receptors and transmit them to the olfactory bulb, where the sensory input will start to interact with parts of the brain responsible for smell identification, memory, and emotion.There are many different causes for alteration, lack, or disturbance to a normal sense of smell, and can include damage to the nose or smell receptors, or central problems affecting the brain. Some causes include upper respiratory infections, traumatic brain injury, and neurodegenerative disease.

ChatGPT

  1. smelling

    Smelling is the process by which an organism detects and perceives odors or scents through the olfactory system. It involves the inhaling of air or molecules carrying aromatic particles, which are then detected by specialized cells in the nasal cavity and interpreted by the brain as specific smells. Smelling is an essential sense used by many animals, including humans, to gather information about their environment, identify potential dangers, locate food sources, and experience pleasure or displeasure through different scents.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Smelling

    of Smell

  2. Smellingnoun

    the act of one who smells

  3. Smellingnoun

    the sense by which odors are perceived; the sense of smell

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Smelling in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Smelling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Smelling in a Sentence

  1. Mia Deukmejian:

    When I was smelling it, I would try to cup my hands over my mouth and try to breathe less, breathe the air less, i've had headaches and stomach aches.

  2. Carol Edwards:

    The one thing we do know for sure is when you’re collecting a sample off of a human being, you want to go where the most scent is produced. That is the head, the pits, the groin and the feet. Given those options, I went with feet, we collected some socks from people willing to donate socks, and we taught the dogs, by smelling the socks, which ones were the Covid socks and they picked it up very quickly.

  3. Herbert Rappaport:

    I hope that while so many people are out smelling the flowers, someone is taking the time to plant some.

  4. James Vivenzio:

    Urine, vomit, and kind of anything they could find. Just smelling it would make you throw up. It was pretty bad.

  5. Lisa Niziolek:

    Lisa Niziolek explained. In addition to ceramics, the ship was also carrying elephant tusks, possibly for use in medicine or art. Sweet-smelling resin, which could have been used for incense or for caulking ships, was also found. Previous carbon dating of the tusks and resin had dated the wreck to between 700 and 750 years ago. However, improved carbon dating techniques tell a different story. PIRATE MYSTERY : DOES THIS 300-YEAR-OLD BONE BELONG TO' BLACK SAM' BELLAMY ? When we got the results back and learned that the resin and tusk samples were older than previously thought, we were excited, we had suspected that based on inscriptions on the ceramics and conversations with colleagues in China and Japan, and it was great to have all these different types of data coming together to support it.

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