HyperDic: olfactory_sensation

English > 1 sense of the expression olfactory sensation:
NOUNcognitionolfactory sensation, smell, odor, odour, olfactory perceptionthe sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
English > olfactory sensation: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form.
Synonymssmell, odor, odour, olfactory perception
NarroweracridityHaving an acrid smell
aroma, fragrance, perfume, scentA distinctive odor that is pleasant
malodor, malodour, stench, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitisA distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
scentAn odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced
Broadersensation, esthesis, aesthesis, sense experience, sense impression, sense datumAn unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
Spanisholor, percepción olfativa
Catalanaroma, olor, percepció olfativa

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