Definition of Smell. Meaning of Smell. Synonyms of Smell
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Definition of Smell
SmellSmell Smell, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Smelled, Smelt; p. pr. &
vb. n. Smelling.] [OE. smellen, smillen, smullen; cf. LG.
smellen, smelen, sm["o]len, schmelen, to smoke, to reek, D.
smeulen to smolder, and E. smolder. Cf. Smell, n.]
1. To perceive by the olfactory nerves, or organs of smell;
to have a sensation of, excited through the nasal organs
when affected by the appropriate materials or qualities;
to obtain the scent of; as, to smell a rose; to smell
2. To detect or perceive, as if by the sense of smell; to
scent out; -- often with out. ``I smell a device.'
Can you smell him out by that? --Shak.
3. To give heed to. [Obs.]
From that time forward I began to smellthe Word of
God, and forsook the school doctors. --Latimer.
To smell a rat, to have a sense of something wrong, not
clearly evident; to have reason for suspicion. [Colloq.]
To smell out, to find out by sagacity. [Colloq.]
Smell Smell, v. i.
1. To affect the olfactory nerves; to have an odor or scent;
-- often followed by of; as, to smell of smoke, or of
2. To have a particular tincture or smack of any quality; to
savor; as, a report smells of calumny.
Praises in an enemy are superfluous, or smell of
3. To exercise the sense of smell. --Ex. xxx. 38.
4. To exercise sagacity. --Shak.
SmellSmell Smell, n. [OE. smel, smil, smul, smeol. See Smell, v.
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; odor;
scent; fragrance; perfume; as, the smell of mint.
Breathing the smell of field and grove. --Milton.
That which, above all others, yields the sweetest
smell in the air, is the violent. --Bacon.
Syn: Scent; odor; perfume; fragrance.
Meaning of Smell from wikipedia
to; odor , a scent
that is being emitted
by something. olfaction
, the act of smelling
an odor ' 'smells' (bottom), a tv
or olfactory perception
is the sense
of smell. this sense
by specialized sensory cells
of the nasal cavity
- an odor or fragrance
to as a smell) is caused
by one or more volatilized chemical compound
at a very low
- the olfactory system
is the sensory system
used for olfaction
, or the sense
of smell. most mammals
have two distinct parts
each nostril separately
show a reduced
or even completely absent sense
- the exquisite complexity
of the sense
embo rep. , volume
8 , issue
7 , pages
629–33 , year 2007
and the westermarck effect babies
can recognize their mothers
and other relatives
a baby by smell.
- 'smells like teen spirit' is a song by the american
rock band nirvana
. it is the opening track
and lead single
from the band's second
- the smell
is an all ages, alcohol
and drug-free punk rock /noise /experimental venue
- 'smells like nirvana' is a parody
's 'smells like teen spirit
by 'weird al' yankovic
; it was released