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Definition of Smells

Smell
Smell 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 perfumes. 2. To detect or perceive, as if by the sense of smell; to scent out; -- often with out. ``I smell a device.' --Shak. 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 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 musk. 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 craft. --Milton. 3. To exercise the sense of smell. --Ex. xxx. 38. 4. To exercise sagacity. --Shak.
Smell
Smell Smell, n. [OE. smel, smil, smul, smeol. See Smell, v. t.] (Physiol.) 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 Smells from wikipedia

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- 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...
- "Vinaigrettes by Sampson Mordan". Antiques in Oxford. Retrieved 2020-10-05. ""Bad Smells" and "Fragrance": Reading Mansfield Park through the Eighteenth-Century...
- implementation and design problems." R. C. Martin: "Design smells are the odors of rotting software." Fowler: "Smells are certain structures in the code that suggest...
- BBC Worldwide. 2004. Bottom Series Three (DVD). BBC Worldwide. 2005. Wikiquote has quotations related to Smells. "Smells" at BBC Online "Smells" at IMDb...
- the inability to smell. It may be partial or total, and can be specific to certain smells. Reduced sensitivity to some or all smells is hyposmia. Anosmia...
- The Smell is an all-ages, alcohol and drug-free, punk rock and experimental music venue in Downtown Los Angeles, California. The Smell, notable for its...