aromatic aromatic  /ˌɛ rə ˈmæ tɪk/


  1. (adj) having a strong pleasant odor
  2. (adj) (chemistry) of or relating to or containing one or more benzene rings

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  1. In preparation for the journey, her body's internal organs--all except for the heart--had been removed and replaced with aromatic preservatives.
  2. At the 677-hectare Makaibari Tea Estate nestled in the eastern Himalayas, you not only taste the finest of its aromatic, amber brews, but experience tea as a way of life.
  3. Bathrooms feature toiletries custom blended according to one of four aromatic themes lemongrass, jasmine, orchid and rice.


  1. Barbecue and eye care

    <p>The BBQ season is fast upon us and the air will be filled with the aromatic scents of good old fashioned BBQ. Fire + man + meat = delicious eating or burnt offerings depending on your leve...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Sampson Independent

  2. Polyurethane Coating protects electronic circuitry.

    Utilizing special blend of solvents, PUCAF Aromatic Free Polyurethane Conformal Coating offers rapid touch dry time of less than 10 min. Product demonstrates optimal adhesion to many substrates and is highly resistant to mold growth and moisture. Applied by manual and selective spray processes, coating fluoresces under UV light to aid inspection. Once cured, coating can be removed with Conformal ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. Beer-steamed mussels

    Serves 2 The unusual aromatic qualities of Hoegaarden witbier make a significant difference in the flavor of this dish. Other wheat beers can be substituted if you also add a strip of orange rind.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Boston Globe


  1. "I have also been gratified by the excellent cooperation of fuel distributors and service station operators in Alice Springs towards Opal," Senator Scullion said. "Opal fuel is basically unleaded fuel without aromatic hydrocarbons and I am...
    on Nov 30, 2006 By: Nigel Scullion Source: The Australian

  2. Hippocrates, born about 460BC and known as The Father of Medicine, said: "The way to health is to have an aromatic bath and scented massage every day."
    on Jul 4, 2006 By: Hippocrates Source: The West Australian

  3. Eichmann added, "We trusted each other perfectly ...... While we talked he would smoke one aromatic cigarette after another, taking them from a silver case and lighting them with a little silver lighter. With his great polish and reserve he would...
    on Oct 27, 2009 By: Adolf Eichmann Source: The Jewish Week

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