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Definition 1: any property detected by the olfactory system - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for odor in the sense of this definition

(odor is a kind of ...) a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

"a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"

(... is a kind of odor ) a pleasingly sweet olfactory property

(... is a kind of odor ) the attribute of having a strong offensive smell

(... is a kind of odor ) having the olfactory properties of musk

(... is a kind of odor ) the property of being rancid

(... are attributes of odor) having odor or a characteristic odor

"odorous jasmine flowers" "odorous garbage" "fresh odorous bread"

(... are attributes of odor) having no odor

"odorless gas" "odorless flowers"

Definition 2: the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • she loved the smell of roses

Synonyms for odor in the sense of this definition

(odor is a kind of ...) an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation

"a sensation of touch"

(... is a kind of odor ) an odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced

(... is a kind of odor ) a distinctive odor that is pleasant

(... is a kind of odor ) a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant

(... is a kind of odor ) having an acrid smell

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