act of tasting

  • 1 Tasting — Tast ing, n. The act of perceiving or tasting by the organs of taste; the faculty or sense by which we perceive or distinguish savors. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 Tasting room — A tasting room is a part of a winery, typically located on the premises of the winery s production facilities, at which guests may sample the winery s products. Originally an informal public relations outreach effort of wineries to encourage… …

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  • 3 Domain tasting — is the practice of a domain name registrant using the five day grace period (the Add Grace Period or AGP) at the beginning of the registration of an ICANN regulated second level domain to test the marketability of the domain. During this period,… …

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  • 4 Aroma of wine — It is through smelling a wine that most of the flavor notes associated with wine are detected. It is through the aromas of wine that wine is actually tasted. The human tongue is limited to the primary tastes perceived by taste receptors on the… …

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  • 5 gustation — 1. The act of tasting. 2. The sense of taste. [L. gustatio, fr. gusto, pp. atus, to taste] * * * gus·ta·tion .gəs tā shən n the act or sensation of tasting * * * n. the sense of taste or the act of tasting. * * * gus·ta·tion (gəs… …

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  • 6 taste — tastable, tasteable, adj. /tayst/, v., tasted, tasting, n. v.t. 1. to try or test the flavor or quality of (something) by taking some into the mouth: to taste food. 2. to eat or drink a little of: She barely tasted her dinner. 3. to eat or drink… …

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  • 7 taste — I. verb (tasted; tasting) Etymology: Middle English, to touch, test, taste, from Anglo French taster, from Vulgar Latin *taxitare, frequentative of Latin taxare to touch, feel more at tax Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to become acquainted …

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  • 8 try — 1. verb /traɪ/ a) To attempt. Followed by infinitive. I tried to rollerblade, but I couldn’t. b) To make an experiment. Usually followed by a present participle. Ill come to dinner soon. Im trying to beat this level first …

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  • 9 degustation — 1. The act of tasting. 2. The sense of taste. [L. degustatio, fr. de gusto, pp. atus, to taste] * * * de·gus·ta·tion .dē .gəs tā shən, di n the action or an instance of tasting or savoring de·gust di gəst vt * * * de·gus·ta·tion… …

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  • 10 taste — [c]/teɪst / (say tayst) verb (tasted, tasting) –verb (t) 1. to try the flavour or quality of (something) by taking some into the mouth: to taste food. 2. to eat or drink a little of: he hadn t tasted food for three days. 3. to perceive or… …

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  • 11 taste — [tāst] vt. tasted, tasting [ME tasten < OFr taster, to handle, touch, taste < VL * tastare, prob. < * taxitare, freq. of L taxare, to feel, touch sharply, judge of, freq. of tangere: see TACT] 1. Obs. to test by touching 2. to test the… …

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  • 12 Delibation — Del i*ba tion, n. [L. delibatio: cf. F. d[ e]libation.] Act of tasting; a slight trial. [Obs.] Berkeley. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 Gustation — Gus*ta tion, n. [L. gustatio: cf. F. gustation.] The act of tasting. [R.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 Pregustation — Pre gus*ta tion, n. The act of tasting beforehand; foretaste. [R.] Dr. Walker (1678). [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 Taste — Taste, n. 1. The act of tasting; gustation. [1913 Webster] 2. A particular sensation excited by the application of a substance to the tongue; the quality or savor of any substance as perceived by means of the tongue; flavor; as, the taste of an… …

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  • 16 Taste buds — Taste Taste, n. 1. The act of tasting; gustation. [1913 Webster] 2. A particular sensation excited by the application of a substance to the tongue; the quality or savor of any substance as perceived by means of the tongue; flavor; as, the taste… …

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  • 17 Taste goblets — Taste Taste, n. 1. The act of tasting; gustation. [1913 Webster] 2. A particular sensation excited by the application of a substance to the tongue; the quality or savor of any substance as perceived by means of the tongue; flavor; as, the taste… …

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  • 18 gustation — /gu stay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of tasting. 2. the faculty of taste. [1590 1600; < L gustation (s. of gustatio), equiv. to gustat(us) (ptp. of gustare to taste) + ion ION] * * * …

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  • 19 gustation — noun The act of tasting. The organ of gustation is not, therefore, restricted to the production of that sense, but participates in the sense of touch. See Also: gustatory …

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  • 20 gustation — (n.) act of tasting, 1590s, from L. gustationem (nom. gustatio), noun of action from pp. stem of gustare to taste (see GUSTO (Cf. gusto)) …

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