sense of taste


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Noun1.sense of taste - the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth; "his cold deprived him of his sense of taste"
sense modality, sensory system, modality - a particular sense
exteroception - sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
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The least developed of all in Tarzan was the sense of taste, for he could eat luscious fruits, or raw flesh, long buried with almost equal appreciation; but in that he differed but slightly from more civilized epicures.
I have been thrilled to think that I owed a mental perception to the commonly gross sense of taste, that I have been inspired through the palate, that some berries which I had eaten on a hillside had fed my genius.
You may laugh, Cousin Elizabeth—you may laugh, madam,” retorted Richard, turning himself so much in his saddle as to face the party, and making dignified gestures with his whip; “but I appeal to common sense, good sense, or, what is of more importance than either, to the sense of taste, which is one of the five natural senses, whether a big loaf of sugar is not likely to contain a better illustration of a proposition than such a lump as one of your Dutch women puts under her tongue when she drinks her tea.
In that short timeframe, most quitters will have experienced a return to normal blood-oxygen levels, an improved sense of taste and smell, easier breathing, higher energy levels and better blood circulation.
In that short time, most quitters will have experienced a return to normal blood oxygen levels, an improved sense of taste and smell, easier breathing, higher energy levels and better blood circulation.
A TEENAGER was left without any sense of taste or smell after suffering a head injury when he was pushed over during a late-night brawl outside a pub.
Umami, which means "deliciousness" in Japanese, is recognized as our fifth sense of taste.
Ritu prepared her first meal at the young age of nine and till date trusts her instincts when it comes to cooking, considers it be an art, directed by a natural sense of taste and talent.
Smoking can stain your teeth, irritate your gums and lessen your sense of taste.
Before the recording of tonight's show, (back in spring) she fainted, and banged her head as she fell, losing her sense of taste and smell.
London, May 29 ( ANI ): Supertasters are the minority the population who have a heightened sense of taste - particularly for bitter compounds - and for many years scientists have linked the trait with the number of "fungiform papillae" or sensory bumps on the tongue.
While many of us like to believe that we are not easily deceived, our sense of taste is often fooled by our sense of sight.