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Flavor vs. Flavoring — What's the Difference?

Flavor vs. Flavoring — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Flavor and Flavoring

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Flavor

Flavor, or flavour, is the perceptual impression of food or other substances, and is determined primarily by the chemical senses of the gustatory and olfactory system. The "trigeminal senses", which detect chemical irritants in the mouth and throat, as well as temperature and texture, are also important to the overall gestalt of taste perception.

Flavoring

A substance, such as an extract or spice, that imparts flavor.

Flavor

Distinctive taste; savor
A flavor of smoke in bacon.

Flavoring

(American spelling) Something that gives flavor, usually a food ingredient.
This soda has an artificial flavoring, I can taste the after taste.

Flavor

A distinctive yet intangible quality felt to be characteristic of a given thing
"What matters in literature ... is surely the idiosyncratic, the individual, the flavor or color of a particular human suffering" (Harold Bloom).
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Flavoring

Present participle of flavor

Flavor

A flavoring
Contains no artificial flavors.

Flavoring

Something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts.

Flavor

Any of six types of quark (down, up, strange, charm, bottom, top), distinguished by generation, electric charge, and mass.

Flavoring

Something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts

Flavor

Any of six types of lepton (electron, electron neutrino, muon, muon neutrino, tauon, tau neutrino), distinguished by generation, electric charge, and mass.

Flavor

(Archaic) Aroma; fragrance.

Flavor

To give flavor to.

Flavor

The quality produced by the sensation of taste or, especially, of taste and smell in combined effect.
The flavor of this apple pie is delicious.

Flavor

A substance used to produce a taste. Flavoring.
Flavor was added to the pudding.

Flavor

A variety (of taste) attributed to an object.
What flavor of bubble gum do you enjoy?

Flavor

The characteristic quality of something.
The flavor of an experience

Flavor

(informal) A kind or type.
Debian is one flavor of the Linux operating system.

Flavor

(particle physics) One of the six types of quarks (top, bottom, strange, charmed, up, and down) or three types of leptons (electron, muon, and tauon).

Flavor

(archaic) The quality produced by the sensation of smell; odour; fragrance.
The flavor of a rose

Flavor

To add flavoring to something.

Flavor

That quality of anything which affects the smell; odor; fragrances; as, the flavor of a rose.

Flavor

That quality of anything which affects the taste; that quality which gratifies the palate; relish; zest; savor; as, the flavor of food or drink.

Flavor

That which imparts to anything a peculiar odor or taste, gratifying to the sense of smell, or the nicer perceptions of the palate; a substance which flavors.

Flavor

That quality which gives character to any of the productions of literature or the fine arts.

Flavor

To give flavor to; to add something (as salt or a spice) to, to give character or zest.

Flavor

The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people;
The feel of the city excited him
A clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
It had the smell of treason

Flavor

The taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth

Flavor

(physics) the kinds of quarks and antiquarks

Flavor

Lend flavor to;
Season the chicken breast after roasting it

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