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Saporous vs. Taste

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Saporousadjective

Having flavour or taste

Tastenoun

One of the sensations produced by the tongue in response to certain chemicals.

Saporousadjective

Having flavor or taste; yielding a taste.

Tastenoun

A person's implicit set of preferences, especially esthetic, though also culinary, sartorial, etc.

‘Dr. Parker has good taste in wine.’;

Saporousadjective

full of flavor

Tastenoun

Personal preference; liking; predilection.

‘I have developed a taste for fine wine.’;

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Tastenoun

A small amount of experience with something that gives a sense of its quality as a whole.

Tastenoun

A kind of narrow and thin silk ribbon.

Tasteverb

(transitive) To sample the flavor of something orally.

Tasteverb

(intransitive) To have a taste; to excite a particular sensation by which flavour is distinguished.

‘The chicken tasted great, but the milk tasted like garlic.’;

Tasteverb

To experience.

‘I tasted in her arms the delights of paradise.’; ‘They had not yet tasted the sweetness of freedom.’;

Tasteverb

To take sparingly.

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Tasteverb

To try by eating a little; to eat a small quantity of.

Tasteverb

(obsolete) To try by the touch; to handle.

Tasteverb

To try by the touch; to handle; as, to taste a bow.

‘Taste it well and stone thou shalt it find.’;

Tasteverb

To try by the touch of the tongue; to perceive the relish or flavor of (anything) by taking a small quantity into a mouth. Also used figuratively.

‘When the ruler of the feast had tasted the water that was made wine.’; ‘When Commodus had once tasted human blood, he became incapable of pity or remorse.’;

Tasteverb

To try by eating a little; to eat a small quantity of.

‘I tasted a little of this honey.’;

Tasteverb

To become acquainted with by actual trial; to essay; to experience; to undergo.

‘He . . . should taste death for every man.’;

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Tasteverb

To partake of; to participate in; - usually with an implied sense of relish or pleasure.

‘Thou . . . wilt tasteNo pleasure, though in pleasure, solitary.’;

Tasteverb

To try food with the mouth; to eat or drink a little only; to try the flavor of anything; as, to taste of each kind of wine.

Tasteverb

To have a smack; to excite a particular sensation, by which the specific quality or flavor is distinguished; to have a particular quality or character; as, this water tastes brackish; the milk tastes of garlic.

‘Yea, every idle, nice, and wanton reasonShall to the king taste of this action.’;

Tasteverb

To take sparingly.

‘For age but tastes of pleasures, youth devours.’;

Tasteverb

To have perception, experience, or enjoyment; to partake; as, to taste of nature's bounty.

‘The valiant never taste of death but once.’;

Tastenoun

The act of tasting; gustation.

Tastenoun

A particular sensation excited by the application of a substance to the tongue; the quality or savor of any substance as perceived by means of the tongue; flavor; as, the taste of an orange or an apple; a bitter taste; an acid taste; a sweet taste.

Tastenoun

The one of the five senses by which certain properties of bodies (called their taste, savor, flavor) are ascertained by contact with the organs of taste.

Tastenoun

Intellectual relish; liking; fondness; - formerly with of, now with for; as, he had no taste for study.

‘I have no tasteOf popular applause.’;

Tastenoun

The power of perceiving and relishing excellence in human performances; the faculty of discerning beauty, order, congruity, proportion, symmetry, or whatever constitutes excellence, particularly in the fine arts and belles-letters; critical judgment; discernment.

Tastenoun

Manner, with respect to what is pleasing, refined, or in accordance with good usage; style; as, music composed in good taste; an epitaph in bad taste.

Tastenoun

Essay; trial; experience; experiment.

Tastenoun

A small portion given as a specimen; a little piece tasted or eaten; a bit.

Tastenoun

A kind of narrow and thin silk ribbon.

‘What, then, is taste, but those internal powers,Active and strong, and feelingly aliveTo each fine impulse? a discerning senseOf decent and sublime, with quick disgustFrom things deformed, or disarranged, or grossIn species? This, nor gems, nor stores of gold,Nor purple state, nor culture, can bestow,But God alone, when first his active handImprints the secret bias of the soul.’;

Tastenoun

the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus;

‘the candy left him with a bad taste’; ‘the melon had a delicious taste’;

Tastenoun

a strong liking;

‘my own preference is for good literature’; ‘the Irish have a penchant for blarney’;

Tastenoun

delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values);

‘arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success’; ‘to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste’;

Tastenoun

a brief experience of something;

‘he got a taste of life on the wild side’; ‘she enjoyed her brief taste of independence’;

Tastenoun

a small amount eaten or drunk;

‘take a taste--you'll like it’;

Tastenoun

the faculty of taste;

‘his cold deprived him of his sense of taste’;

Tastenoun

a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds;

‘a wine tasting’;

Tasteverb

have flavor; taste of something

Tasteverb

take a sample of;

‘Try these new crackers’; ‘Sample the regional dishes’;

Tasteverb

perceive by the sense of taste;

‘Can you taste the garlic?’;

Tasteverb

have a distinctive or characteristic taste;

‘This tastes of nutmeg’;

Tasteverb

distinguish flavors;

‘We tasted wines last night’;

Tasteverb

experience briefly;

‘The ex-slave tasted freedom shortly before she died’;

Tastenoun

the sensation of flavour perceived in the mouth and throat on contact with a substance

‘the wine had a fruity taste’;

Tastenoun

the faculty of perceiving taste

‘birds do not have a highly developed sense of taste’;

Tastenoun

a small portion of food or drink taken as a sample

‘try a taste of cheese’;

Tastenoun

a brief experience of something, conveying its basic character

‘it was his first taste of serious action’;

Tastenoun

a person's liking for particular flavours

‘this pudding is too sweet for my taste’;

Tastenoun

a person's tendency to like or be interested in something

‘have you lost your taste for fancy restaurants?’; ‘he found the aggressive competitiveness of the profession was not to his taste’;

Tastenoun

the ability to discern what is of good quality or of a high aesthetic standard

‘she has frightful taste in literature’;

Tastenoun

conformity or failure to conform with generally held views concerning what is offensive or acceptable

‘that's a joke in very bad taste’;

Tasteverb

perceive or experience the flavour of

‘she had never tasted ice cream before’;

Tasteverb

have a specified flavour

‘the spinach tastes delicious’; ‘the coffee tasted of acorns’;

Tasteverb

sample the flavour of (food or drink) by taking it into the mouth

‘the waiter poured some wine for him to taste’;

Tasteverb

eat or drink a small portion of

‘she tasted course after course, but was unable to eat very much’;

Tasteverb

have experience of

‘the team has not yet tasted victory at home’;

Taste

The gustatory system or sense of taste is the sensory system that is partially responsible for the perception of taste (flavor). Taste is the perception produced or stimulated when a substance in the mouth reacts chemically with taste receptor cells located on taste buds in the oral cavity, mostly on the tongue.

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