Definition of Scent. Meaning of Scent. Synonyms of Scent

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Definition of Scent

Scent
Scent Scent, v. i. 1. To have a smell. [Obs.] Thunderbolts . . . do scent strongly of brimstone. --Holland. 2. To hunt animals by means of the sense of smell.
Scent
Scent Scent, n. 1. That which, issuing from a body, affects the olfactory organs of animals; odor; smell; as, the scent of an orange, or of a rose; the scent of musk. With lavish hand diffuses scents ambrosial. --Prior. 2. Specifically, the odor left by an animal on the ground in passing over it; as, dogs find or lose the scent; hence, course of pursuit; track of discovery. He gained the observations of innumerable ages, and traveled upon the same scent into Ethiopia. --Sir W. Temple. 3. The power of smelling; the sense of smell; as, a hound of nice scent; to divert the scent. --I. Watts.
Scent
Scent Scent, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scented; p. pr. & vb. n. Scenting.] [Originally sent, fr. F. sentir to feel, to smell. See Sense.] 1. To perceive by the olfactory organs; to smell; as, to scent game, as a hound does. Methinks I scent the morning air. --Shak. 2. To imbue or fill with odor; to perfume. Balm from a silver box distilled around, Shall all bedew the roots, and scent the sacred ground. --Dryden.

Meaning of Scent from wikipedia

- a "scent", which can refer to either a pleasant or an unpleasant odor. While "scent" can refer to pleasant and unpleasant odors, the terms "scent", "aroma"...
- The Scent (Korean: 간통을 기다리는 남자; RR: Gantongeul Gidarineun Namja; MR: Kant'ongŭl Kidarinŭn Namcha; lit. "Man Who Waits for Adultery"; also shortened to...
- Scent of a Woman is a 1992 American drama film produced and directed by Martin Brest that tells the story of a preparatory school student who takes a...
- Summer Scent (Korean: 여름향기; RR: Yeoreum Hyanggi) is a 2003 South Korean television series starring Song Seung-heon, Son Ye-jin, Ryu Jin, and Han Ji-hye...
- Petrichor (/ˈpɛtrɪkɔːr/) is the earthy scent produced when rain falls on dry soil. The word is constructed from Gr**** petra (πέτρα), meaning "stone",...
- Scent of a Woman may refer to: Scent of a Woman (1974 film), a 1974 Italian film Scent of a Woman (1992 film), a 1992 American remake of the Italian film...
- objects, and living-spaces an agreeable scent. It is usually in liquid form and used to give a pleasant scent to a person's body. Ancient texts and archaeological...
- Scent hounds (or scenthounds) are a type of hound that primarily hunts by scent rather than sight. These breeds are hunting dogs and are generally regarded...
- Floral scent or flower scent is composed of all the volatile organic compounds (VOCs), or aroma compounds, emitted by floral tissue (e.g. flower petals)...
- amber due to the fact that fossilized amber produces very little scent. In perfumery, scents referred to as "amber" are often created and patented to emulate...
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