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Flavor vs. Variety

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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.’;

Varietynoun

The quality of being varied; diversity.

‘Variety is the spice of life.’;

Flavornoun

A substance used to produce a taste. Flavoring.

‘Flavor was added to the pudding.’;

Varietynoun

A specific variation of something.

Flavornoun

A variety (of taste) attributed to an object.

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

Varietynoun

A number of different things.

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Flavornoun

The characteristic quality of something.

‘the flavor of an experience’;

Varietynoun

A state of constant change.

Flavornoun

(informal) A kind or type.

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

Varietynoun

(taxonomy) A rank in a taxonomic classification, below species and subspecies.

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).

Varietynoun

(cybernetics) The total number of distinct states of a system.

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Flavornoun

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

‘the flavor of a rose’;

Varietynoun

(cybernetics) Logarithm of the base 2 of the total number of distinct states of a system.

Flavorverb

(transitive) To add flavoring to something.

Varietynoun

(linguistics) A term used for a specific form of a language, neutral to whether that form is a dialect, accent, register, etc. and to its prestige level.

Flavornoun

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

Varietynoun

The class of all algebraic structures of a given signature satisfying a given set of identities.

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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.

Varietynoun

The kind of theatrical entertainment given in variety shows.

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.

Varietynoun

The production of, or performance in, variety shows.

Flavornoun

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

Varietynoun

The quality or state of being various; intermixture or succession of different things; diversity; multifariousness.

‘Variety is nothing else but a continued novelty.’; ‘The variety of colors depends upon the composition of light.’; ‘For earth hath this variety from heaven.’; ‘There is a variety in the tempers of good men.’;

Flavorverb

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

Varietynoun

That which is various.

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’;

Varietynoun

A number or collection of different things; a varied assortment; as, a variety of cottons and silks.

‘He . . . wants more time to do that variety of good which his soul thirsts after.’;

Flavornoun

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

Varietynoun

Such entertainment as in given in variety shows; the production of, or performance in, variety shows.

‘All sorts are here that all the earth yields!Variety without end.’; ‘But see in all corporeal nature's scene,What changes, what diversities, have been!’;

Flavornoun

(physics) the kinds of quarks and antiquarks

Varietynoun

Something varying or differing from others of the same general kind; one of a number of things that are akin; a sort; as, varieties of wood, land, rocks, etc.

Flavorverb

lend flavor to;

‘Season the chicken breast after roasting it’;

Varietynoun

An individual, or group of individuals, of a species differing from the rest in some one or more of the characteristics typical of the species, and capable either of perpetuating itself for a period, or of being perpetuated by artificial means; hence, a subdivision, or peculiar form, of a species.

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’;

Varietynoun

In inorganic nature, one of those forms in which a species may occur, which differ in minor characteristics of structure, color, purity of composition, etc.

Varietynoun

a collection containing a variety of sorts of things;

‘a great assortment of cars was on display’; ‘he had a variety of disorders’; ‘a veritable smorgasbord of religions’;

Varietynoun

noticeable heterogeneity;

‘a diversity of possibilities’; ‘the range and variety of his work is amazing’;

Varietynoun

(biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differe from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics;

‘varieties are frequently recognized in botany’;

Varietynoun

a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances

Varietynoun

a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality;

‘sculpture is a form of art’; ‘what kinds of desserts are there?’;

Varietynoun

a difference that is usually pleasant;

‘he goes to France for variety’; ‘it is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic’;

Varietynoun

the quality or state of being different or diverse; the absence of uniformity or monotony

‘it's the variety that makes my job so enjoyable’;

Varietynoun

a number or range of things of the same general class that are distinct in character or quality

‘the centre offers a variety of leisure activities’;

Varietynoun

a thing which differs in some way from others of the same general class or sort; a type

‘fifty varieties of fresh and frozen pasta’;

Varietynoun

a form of television or theatre entertainment consisting of a series of different types of act, such as singing, dancing, and comedy

‘a variety show’;

Varietynoun

a taxonomic category that ranks below subspecies (where present) or species, its members differing from others of the same subspecies or species in minor but permanent or heritable characteristics. Varieties are more often recognized in botany, in which they are designated in the style Apium graveolens (var. dulce).

Varietynoun

a cultivated form of a plant.

Varietynoun

a plant or animal which varies in some trivial respect from its immediate parent or type.

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