Taste

  • 1 Taste — (or, more formally, gustation) is a form of direct chemoreception and is one of the traditional five senses. It refers to the ability to detect the flavor of substances such as food and poisons. In humans and many other vertebrate animals the… …

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  • 2 taste — n 1 Taste, flavor, savor, tang, relish, smack can all mean the property of a substance which makes it perceptible to the gustatory sense. Taste not only is the most inclusive of these terms but it gives no suggestion of a specific character or… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 Taste — Taste, n. 1. The act of tasting; gustation. [1913 Webster] 2. 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Taste — Pays d’origine Cork,  Irlande Genre musical Rock Années d activité 1966 1970 2 …

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  • 5 taste — [tāst] vt. tasted, tasting [ME tasten < OFr taster, to handle, touch, taste < VL * tastare, prob. < * taxitare, freq. of L taxare, to feel, touch sharply, judge of, freq. of tangere: see TACT] 1. Obs. to test by touching 2. to test the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Taste — belongs to our chemical sensing system, or the chemosenses. The complicated process of tasting begins when molecules released by the substances stimulate special cells in the mouth or throat. These special sensory cells transmit messages through… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 7 Taste — Datos generales Origen Irlanda Información artística Género(s) Rhythm Blues Blues Rock …

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  • 8 taste — [n1] flavor of some quality aftertaste, aroma, bang*, bitter, drive, ginger, jolt, kick*, oomph*, palatableness, piquancy, punch*, relish, salt, sapidity, sapor, savor, savoriness, smack, sour, sting*, suggestion, sweet, tang*, wallop, zest,… …

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  • 9 Taste — (t[=a]st), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tasting}.] [OE. tasten to feel, to taste, OF. taster, F. tater to feel, to try by the touch, to try, to taste, (assumed) LL. taxitare, fr. L. taxare to touch sharply, to estimate. See… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 Taste — Taste, v. i. 1. 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To have a smack; to excite a particular sensation, by which the specific quality or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 taste — ► NOUN 1) the sensation of flavour perceived in the mouth on contact with a substance. 2) the faculty of perceiving this. 3) a small portion of food or drink taken as a sample. 4) a brief experience of something. 5) a person s liking for… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 Taste — Sf std. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus it. tasto m., das zunächst den Griffsteg bei Saiteninstrumenten bezeichnet. Dieses zu it. tastare fühlen, greifen (tasten). Kollektivum: Tastatur.    Ebenso ndn. taste, nnorw. tast. ✎ Röhrich 3 (1992),… …

    Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • 13 Taste — Taste, so v.w. Clavis 2). Daher Tasteninstrumente, Instrumente, welche mit Claves gespielt werden, wie Clavier, Spinet, Flügel, Pianoforte (s.d. a); man hat auch Guitarren u. Harmonicas (s. b.), welche mit Claves gespielt werden. Tastenbret, das… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 Taste — (lat. clavis, ital. tasto), das weiße oder schwarze Fingerbrettchen (Unter , Ober T.) in der Tastatūr oder Klaviatur (s.d.) der Tasteninstrumente (Klavier, Harmonium, Orgel, Schreibmaschine etc.), durch dessen Niederdrücken der Mechanismus in… …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 15 Taste — Taste, lat. clavis, nennt man bei Klavieren, Orgeln und ähnlichen Instrumenten denjenigen hebelartigen Theil, durch dessen Niederdrücken die Saite angeschlagen od. für die Pfeife ein Ventil geöffnet und so der Ton hervorgebracht wird. Alle T.n… …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 16 taste — index discretion (quality of being discreet), mode, partake, partiality, predilection, predisposition, propensity, propriety ( …

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  • 17 tasté — Tasté, [tast]ée. part …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 18 Taste — [Aufbauwortschatz (Rating 1500 3200)] Bsp.: • Klaviere, Schreibmaschinen und Computer haben alle Tasten …

    Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • 19 taste — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 flavour/flavor ADJECTIVE ▪ delicious, fresh, nice, pleasant, refreshing ▪ distinctive ▪ pungent, rich …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 taste — taste1 W2S2 [teıst] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(food)¦ 2¦(what you like)¦ 3¦(judgment)¦ 4¦(what is acceptable/not offensive)¦ 5¦(experience)¦ 6¦(feeling)¦ 7 ... to taste ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(FOOD)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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