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aromatic
The organic compound naphthalene is composed of two fused benzene rings.

ar·o·mat·ic

 (ăr′ə-măt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Having an aroma; fragrant or sweet-smelling: aromatic herbs.
2. Chemistry Of, relating to, or containing one or more molecular ring structures having properties of stability and reactivity characteristic of benzene.
n.
1. An aromatic plant or substance, such as a medication.
2. Chemistry An aromatic organic compound.

ar′o·mat′i·cal·ly adv.
ar′o·mat′ic·ness n.

aromatic

(ˌærəˈmætɪk)
adj
1. having a distinctive, usually fragrant smell
2. (Chemistry) (of an organic compound) having an unsaturated ring containing alternating double and single bonds, esp containing a benzene ring; exhibiting aromaticity. Compare aliphatic
n
something, such as a plant or drug, giving off a fragrant smell
ˌaroˈmatically adv

ar•o•mat•ic

(ˌær əˈmæt ɪk)

adj.
1. having an aroma; fragrant or sweet-scented; odoriferous.
2. of or pertaining to an aromatic compound.
n.
3. a plant, drug, or medicine yielding a fragrant aroma.
[1325–75; Middle English (< Middle French) < Late Latin < Greek]
ar`o•mat′i•cal•ly, adv.
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aromatic
The organic compound naphthalene is composed of two benzene rings.

ar·o·mat·ic

(ăr′ə-măt′ĭk)
Relating to an organic compound containing at least one benzene ring or similar ring-shaped component. Naphthalene and TNT are aromatic compounds. Compare aliphatic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.aromatic - (chemistry) of or relating to or containing one or more benzene rings; "an aromatic organic compound"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
2.aromatic - having a strong pleasant odor; "the pine woods were more redolent"- Jean Stafford
fragrant - pleasant-smelling

aromatic

adjective fragrant, perfumed, spicy, savoury, pungent, balmy, redolent, sweet-smelling, sweet-scented, odoriferous a shrub with aromatic leaves
rank, offensive, foul, stinking, smelly, reeking, acrid, fetid, foul-smelling, bad-smelling, malodorous, noisome, whiffy (Brit. slang), niffy (Brit. slang), olid

aromatic

adjective
Having a pleasant odor:
Translations
عِطْري، طيبي
aromatický
duftendevellugtende
aromaattinenaromikas
aromás
ilmandi, ilm-
aromatický
aromatikhoş kokulu

aromatic

[ˌærəʊˈmætɪk] ADJaromático

aromatic

[ˌærəˈmætɪk] adj [oil, herb, plant] → aromatique

aromatic

aromatic

[ˌærəʊˈmætɪk] adjaromatico/a

aroma

(əˈrəumə) noun
the (usually pleasant) smell that a substance has or gives off. the aroma of coffee.
aromatic (ӕrəˈmӕtik) adjective
aromatic herbs.

ar·o·mat·ic

a. aromático-a, rel. al aroma.
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The heavy smell was replaced by the smell of aromatic vinegar, which Kitty with pouting lips and puffed-out, rosy cheeks was squirting through a little pipe.
whose aromatic gales dispense To Templars modesty, to Parsons sense.
There is likewise an undergrowth of aromatic shrubs, creepers, and clambering vines, that render the forests almost impenetrable; together with berries of various kinds, such as gooseberries, strawberries, raspberries, both red and yellow, very large and finely flavored whortleberries, cranberries, serviceberries, blackberries, currants, sloes, and wild and choke cherries.
At night time she sang or played with the windows open, Wingrave himself out of sight under the cedar trees, whose perfume filled with aromatic sweetness the still night air.
The air was spicily and sweetly heavy with the scents of wild aromatic plants and gorgeous tropic blooms.
Upon her head boards, in large gilt letters, he read Bouton de Rose, --Rose-button, or Rose-bud; and this was the romantic name of this aromatic ship.
He drew an imaginary circle on the stones of the roof, and burnt a pinch of powder in it, which sent up a small cloud of aromatic smoke, whereat everybody fell back and began to cross themselves and get un- comfortable.
There was something, it seemed to him, which reminded him, however faintly, of the mornings in his own land,--the perfume of the flowers from the window-boxes, perhaps, the absence of that hideous roar of traffic, or the faint aromatic scent from the lime trees in the Park, heavy from recent rain.
Go you to a brook hollow where they grow some late summer twilight at dewfall; and on the still air that rises suddenly to meet you will come a waft of faint, aromatic fragrance, wondrously sweet and evasive, the distillation of that despised thistle bloom.
It was a rather pretty little picture, for the sisters sat together in the shady nook, with sun and shadow flickering over them, the aromatic wind lifting their hair and cooling their hot cheeks, and all the little wood people going on with their affairs as if these were no strangers but old friends.
Among so many happier moods which forbid repose this was a mood which welcomed it, and in a few minutes the lonely Tess forgot existence, surrounded by the aromatic stillness of the chamber that had once, possibly, been the bride-chamber of her own ancestry.
He went into the summer-house, and sitting down on the rickety seat picked up the silken thing and looked at its carved handle, which was made of some rare wood that gave out an aromatic scent.