Definition of Odour. Meaning of Odour. Synonyms of Odour

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Definition of Odour

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Odor O"dor, n. [OE. odor, odour, OF. odor, odour, F. odeur, fr. L. odor; akin to olere to smell, Gr. ?, Lith. ? Cf. Olfactory, Osmium, Ozone, Redolent.] [Written also odour.] Any smell, whether fragrant or offensive; scent; perfume. Meseemed I smelt a garden of sweet flowers, That dainty odors from them threw around. --Spenser. To be in bad odor, to be out of favor, or in bad repute.

Meaning of Odour from wikipedia

- An odor (American English) or odour (British English; see spelling differences) is caused by one or more volatilized chemical compounds that are generally...
- The odour of sanctity (also spelled odor), according to the Catholic Church, is commonly understood to mean a specific scent (often compared to flowers)...
- Odour is sensory stimulation of the olfactory membrane of the nose by a group of molecules. Certain body odours are connected to human ****ual attraction...
- Odour activity value (OAV) is a measure of importance of a specific compound to the odour of a sample (e.g. food). It is calculated as the ratio between...
- and Louise Barret, Oxford University Press, 2007, Chapter 22 Body odours and body odour preferences in humans by Claus Wedekind Martin, Annette; Saathoff...
- "king of fruits", the durian is distinctive for its large size, strong odour, and thorn-covered rind. The fruit can grow as large as 30 centimetres (12 in)...
- 1093/chemse/27.7.611, PMID 12200340 HealthUnlocked (2014), "Phantosmia (Smelling Odours That Aren't There)", NHS Choices, retrieved 6 August 2016 Landis BN, Croy...
- "petrichor" to refer to what had previously been known as "argillaceous odour". In the article, the authors describe how the smell derives from an oil...
- "Odour of Chrysanthemums" is a short story by D. H. Lawrence. It was written in the autumn of 1909 and after revision, was published in The English Review...
- Foot odor (foot odour or bromodosis) is a type of body odor that affects the feet of humans. It is sometimes considered to be an unpleasant smell, but...
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