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synonyms for odor

  • aroma
  • flavor
  • perfume
  • smell
  • stench
  • stink
  • whiff
  • air
  • bouquet
  • effluvium
  • efflux
  • emanation
  • essence
  • exhalation
  • fragrance
  • musk
  • pungency
  • redolence
  • snuff
  • tang
  • tincture
  • trail
  • pungence
See also synonyms for: odorless

antonyms for odor

MOST RELEVANT
  • perfume
  • sweetness
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How to use odor in a sentence

It might seem obvious, but it will clear out a lot of lingering odors.
WORKING OUT AT HOME? HERE’S HOW TO KEEP YOUR HOUSE FROM SMELLING LIKE A GYM.HARRY GUINNESSSEPTEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
They trained the mice so that the animals only licked a water spout when they “smelled” the artificial odor, generated by a light pattern and “unlikely to correspond to specific known chemical odorants” in nature, the team explained.
A HIGHWAY TO SMELL: HOW SCIENTISTS USED LIGHT TO INCEPT SMELL IN MICESHELLY FANJULY 1, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
To make better sense of the data, the team then combined all their data into a mathematical model of our sense of odors.
A HIGHWAY TO SMELL: HOW SCIENTISTS USED LIGHT TO INCEPT SMELL IN MICESHELLY FANJULY 1, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
The synthetic odor didn’t objectively exist, but the mice behaved as though they smelled it anyway, the researchers found.
HOW TO MAKE A MOUSE SMELL A SMELL THAT DOESN’T ACTUALLY EXISTLAURA SANDERSJUNE 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
After “smelling” the synthetic odor, mice reliably licked the correct spout.
HOW TO MAKE A MOUSE SMELL A SMELL THAT DOESN’T ACTUALLY EXISTLAURA SANDERSJUNE 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The lemon scent mimicked a bee’s natural process of detecting an odor and getting a nectar reward.
PESTICIDES CAN HAVE LONG-TERM IMPACT ON BUMBLEBEE LEARNINGALISON PEARCE STEVENSMAY 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
That symptom, he says, hints that in addition to causing swelling in the nose, the virus may infect nerve cells responsible for identifying odors.
CORONAVIRUS MOST CONTAGIOUS BEFORE AND RIGHT AFTER SYMPTOMS EMERGETINA HESMAN SAEYMARCH 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The fire crackled around the Dutch ovens, and the odor of coffee came floating by.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The odor of Seton's cheroot announced itself above the oriental perfume with which the place was laden.
DOPESAX ROHMER
A sour odor is normal for nursing infants, and is noted in mild diarrheas of older children.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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WORDS RELATED TO ODOR

  • balm
  • bouquet
  • fragrance
  • incense
  • odor
  • perfume
  • redolence
  • scent
  • spice
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