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Flavor vs. Savor

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Flavornoun

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.’;

Savornoun

That property of a thing which affects the organs of taste or smell; taste and odor; flavor; relish; scent; as, the savor of an orange or a rose; an ill savor.

‘I smell sweet savors and I feel soft things.’;

Flavornoun

A substance used to produce a taste. Flavoring.

‘Flavor was added to the pudding.’;

Savornoun

Hence, specific flavor or quality; characteristic property; distinctive temper, tinge, taint, and the like.

‘Why is not my life a continual joy, and the savor of heaven perpetually upon my spirit?’;

Flavornoun

A variety (of taste) attributed to an object.

‘What flavor of bubble gum do you enjoy?’;

Savornoun

Sense of smell; power to scent, or trace by scent.

Flavornoun

The characteristic quality of something.

‘the flavor of an experience’;

Savornoun

Pleasure; delight; attractiveness.

‘She shall no savor have therein but lite.’;

Flavornoun

(informal) A kind or type.

‘Debian is one flavor of the Linux operating system.’;

Savorverb

To have a particular smell or taste; - with of.

Flavornoun

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

Savorverb

To partake of the quality or nature; to indicate the presence or influence; to smack; - with of.

‘This savors not much of distraction.’; ‘I have rejected everything that savors of party.’;

Flavornoun

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

‘the flavor of a rose’;

Savorverb

To use the sense of taste.

‘By sight, hearing, smelling, tasting or savoring, and feeling.’;

Flavorverb

(transitive) To add flavoring to something.

Savorverb

To perceive by the smell or the taste; hence, to perceive; to note.

Flavornoun

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

Savorverb

To have the flavor or quality of; to indicate the presence of.

‘That cuts us off from hope, and savors onlyRancor and pride, impatience and despite.’;

Flavornoun

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

Savorverb

To taste or smell with pleasure; to delight in; to relish; to like; to favor.

Flavornoun

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.

Savornoun

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

Flavornoun

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

Savorverb

derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in;

‘She relished her fame and basked in her glory’;

Flavorverb

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

Savorverb

have flavor; taste of something

Flavornoun

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’;

Savorverb

taste appreciatively;

‘savor the soup’;

Flavornoun

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

Savorverb

give taste to

Flavornoun

(physics) the kinds of quarks and antiquarks

Flavorverb

lend flavor to;

‘Season the chicken breast after roasting it’;

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 , 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.

‘trigeminal senses’;

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