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The way that a food or drink feels in the mouth, being primarily a response to texture but also to flavor.
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the texture of a substance as it is perceived in the mouth: the wine has a good mouthfeel.
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the tactile sensation a food gives to the mouth: a creamy mouthfeel.
[1980–85; Amer.]
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A strange face may seem unpleasant or painful to him at this moment of sorrow; besides, what can I say to him now, when my heart fails me and my mouth feels dry at the mere sight of him?" Not one of the innumerable speeches addressed to the Emperor that he had composed in his imagination could he now recall.
The newly developed process overcame the challenges encountered in steam-based extrusion, which results in a pasty, grainy mouth feel.
Zydis Ultra allows an innovative drug coating to be introduced during a product's formulation, enabling the dosage of active ingredient to be up to four times higher than a conventional Zydis ODT, while maintaining its speed of dispersion and superior mouth feel, according to the company.
of salt to fat, the right level of crunch, and an optimal mouth feel of
Sally's squeak combined with her spiky skin, creates an interesting mouth feel and allows her to roll and bounce erratically to activate your pets natural play drive.
Made from fermented barley or in some cases, grain mash, whisky is favored by many for its bold and complex flavor and mouth feel. And of course, the air of distinction and mystique that surrounds the drink.
In addition, cancer treatments such as radiation can damage salivary glands, and chemotherapy can cause saliva to thicken, making the mouth feel dry.
The food combination pair of astringent wine with fatty cheese, opposing foods of sensory perception, help create a more balanced mouth feel.
Scientists at the University of Florida added such food grade gums as carrageenan to determine if it would facilitate vanilla particle suspension, as well as enhance mouth feel and creaminess in the finished product.
Hydrocolloids serve as emulsion stabilizer, suspending agents, gelling agents, thickeners, fiber sources, mouth feel improvers, fat replacers and processing aids.
As the wine travels across the palate and breathes in the glass, the luxurious fruit shows off a buttery fullness and that luxurious mouth feel that seems to be a trait of fine white Burgundy.
"The presence of Rye malt gives this beer a slightly spicy malt character and the Munich malts add a soft mouth feel."