odour odour

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
  2. (n) any property detected by the olfactory system

Usage(s):

  • Little by little a powerful odour pervaded the whole hut.

News

  • BIOREM announces $1.7 million of new orders

    GUELPH, ON, July 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - BIOREM Inc. (TSXV: BRM) ("Biorem" or "the Company") today announced four new orders totalling $1.7 million. The orders are for odour control ...
    on July 5, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Forsyth said he came here for "the flavour, the odour, of a pretty washed-up, impoverished, failed west African mangrove swamp". "I thought, what is the most disastrous part of west Africa, and by a mile, it's Guinea-Bissau. If you drive...
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: Frederick Forsyth Source: Independent

  2. Noted author and documentary filmmaker, John Pilger, believes "something is changing," and he saw it in a recent full page New York Times ad having a "distinct odour of panic."
    on Sep 9, 2007 By: John Pilger Source: Center for Research on Globalization

  3. Speaking at the Central Bank of Iceland's annual meeting, David Oddsson said that the move in credit-default swaps and the plunge in the krona "give off an unpleasant odour of unscrupulous dealers who have decided to make a last stab at breaking...
    on Mar 31, 2008 By: David Oddsson Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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