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Definition 1: the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for flavor in the sense of this definition

(flavor is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is a kind of flavor ) a distinctive tart flavor characteristic of lemons

(... is a kind of flavor ) a distinctive fragrant flavor characteristic of vanilla beans

Definition 2: (physics) the six kinds of quarks - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for flavor in the sense of this definition

(flavor is a kind of ...) a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality

"sculpture is a form of art" "what kinds of desserts are there?"

(... is a kind of flavor ) (physics) one of the six flavors of quark

(... is a kind of flavor ) (physics) one of the six flavors of quark

(flavor belongs to category ...) the branch of physics that studies subatomic particles and their interactions

Definition 3: the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people - [noun denoting state]

Samples where flavor or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the feel of the city excited him
  • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
  • it had the smell of treason

Synonyms for flavor in the sense of this definition

(flavor is a kind of ...) a particular environment or surrounding influence

"there was an atmosphere of excitement"

(... is a kind of flavor ) a flashy vulgar tone or atmosphere believed to be characteristic of the American film industry

"some people in publishing think of theirs as a glamorous medium so they copy the glitter of Hollywood"

(... is a kind of flavor ) the spirit of the time; the spirit characteristic of an age or generation

Definition 4: lend flavor to - [verb of perception]

Samples where flavor or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Season the chicken breast after roasting it

Synonyms for flavor in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of flavor ) dress (food) with a relish

(... is a kind of flavor ) season with a mixture of spices; typical of Indian cooking

(... is a kind of flavor ) impregnate with resin to give a special flavor to

"Greek wines are often resinated"

(... is a kind of flavor ) add herbs or spices to

(... is a kind of flavor ) give taste to

(... is a kind of flavor ) add salt to

(flavor causes ...) have flavor; taste of something

(flavor belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

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