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smelling

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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"

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. 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.

  2. Donald Bodenner:

    We would like to know what Frankie is smelling, [but] nobody knows.

  3. 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.

  4. Shigeyuki Asano:

    I feel so relieved that I am now liberated from such a bad-smelling, dark place.

  5. Herbert Rappaport:

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

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