odour

[ US /ˈoʊdɝ/ ]
[ UK /ˈə‍ʊdɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
    she loved the smell of roses
  2. any property detected by the olfactory system
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How To Use odour In A Sentence

  • For further purification one may install either chemical or thermal equipment for destruction of remaining odour components.
  • Step6: With tray Cheng Fangling's random bottle container canister, get ready for the guest brush towel, the odour of more ameliorable toilet after beautiful sweet candle is ignited.
  • A beggar woman and her child took shelter on the verandah at night and left behind disquieting odours.
  • Are there effluvia analogous to what we call odour: effluvia of extreme subtlety, absolutely imperceptible to us, yet capable of stimulating a sense-organ far more sensitive than our own? Social Life in the Insect World
  • A strong odour of hemp and resin stung his nostrils. Spice and the Devil's Cave
  • The stewardess came down the aisle, a big-breasted young woman exuding a strong odour of perspiration.
  • One hundred women were asked to indicate their preferences on six male body odour samples, drawn from 97 volunteer samples, before and after initiating contraceptive pill use.
  • Fertile soils and spontaneous vegetation, reeking with miasma and overpowering from their odour, we had exchanged for a drouthy wilderness of aloetic and cactaceous plants, where the kolquall and several thorn bushes grew paramount. How I Found Livingstone
  • Finally, bad odours can also often be traced back to bacteria forming in the air-conditioning ducts. Times, Sunday Times
  • This impression was often based on an aversion to the strong odour of the camels rather than the cameleers themselves.
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