flavour

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v flavour lend flavor to "Season the chicken breast after roasting it"
    • n flavour the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    • n flavour (physics) the six kinds of quarks
    • n flavour the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people "the feel of the city excited him","a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting","it had the smell of treason"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The most popular Twizzler candy flavour is strawberry
    • n Flavour flā′vur that quality of anything which affects the smell or the palate: a smack or relish
    • v.t Flavour to impart flavour to
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Usage

In literature:

All the flavours are strange.
"Recollections" by David Christie Murray
It has a striking flavour, an individual flavour, It gets into everything.
"My Contemporaries In Fiction" by David Christie Murray
The quality is fairly good but the pellicle is rather strong flavoured.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Thirty-Eighth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
The roasted beans should be made into chocolate at once, as by exposure to the air they lose flavour.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
Fish, also, are not generally found in it; and those which inhabit it are of a very inferior flavour.
"A Voyage round the World" by W.H.G. Kingston
Even the whiskey was flavoured with onions.
"Freaks on the Fells" by R.M. Ballantyne
I repeated the name aloud, tasting its flavour.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
I did not, of course, know, in those early days, what in his flavour attracted me.
"Confessions of a Book-Lover" by Maurice Francis Egan
The eggs of the loom are palatable, and the flesh is excellent, though not quite free from the flavour of train oil.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
And yet, the solemnity of Sandys added a personal flavour, gave them a character nobody else could give.
"Nights" by Elizabeth Robins Pennell
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In poetry:

Yet though each share was very small,
We owned when it was eaten,
Being so little for us all
Did its fine flavour heighten.
"The Peach" by Charles Lamb
Love wine and spring and beauty while
The wine hath flavour and spring masks
Her treachery in so soft a smile
That none may think of toil and tasks.
"Wisdom" by Ernest Christopher Dowson
I watch the best minds rot like dogs
for scraps of flavour.
I am nearing middle
age, burnt skin
peels from my hand like paper, onion-thin,
like Peer Gynt's riddle.
"Codicil" by Derek Walcott
They dance between their arclamps and our skull,
Impose their shots, showing the nights away;
We watch the show of shadows kiss or kill
Flavoured of celluloid give love the lie.
"Our Eunuch Dreams" by Dylan Thomas
The shades of girls, all flavoured from their shrouds,
When sunlight goes are sundered from the worm,
The bones of men, the broken in their beds,
By midnight pulleys that unhouse the tomb.
"Our Eunuch Dreams" by Dylan Thomas
The slanting, youthful sound-holes through
The belly of fine, vigorous pine
Mellowed each note and blew
It out again with a woody flavour
Tanged and fragrant as fir-trees are
When breezes in their needles jar.
"The Cremona Violin" by Amy Lowell

In news:

I just love the flavours in this dish and be sure to get the best quality tuna and serve with bread.
You are going to love this pudding – it has a rich, fantastic flavour and the sauce is amazing.
In this recipe, blueberries and lemon are mixed into a flavourful bread to please family and friends.
At each location, Erin samples three dishes and rates them, out of five, based on flavour, value and portion size.
Meet Ashley Chapman , vice-president of Chapman 's Ice Cream, whose family-owned company gets into the spirit of the season with three holiday flavours.
Chapman 's Ice Cream gets into holiday spirit with special holiday flavours.
Chutneys are best left to mature for a couple of months before eating because the acids from the vinegar soften and the fruit flavours have time to meld and become more complex.
Looking for classic, comforting flavours in a chewy, soft cookie.
We took a basic oat drop-style cookie and added the comforting, holiday flavours of cinnamon and honey.
Meet Ashley Chapman, vice-president of Chapman's Ice Cream , whose family-owned company gets into the spirit of the season with three holiday flavours.
Chapman's Ice Cream gets into holiday spirit with special holiday flavours.
Cover and steep the flavourings in the cream for 15 minutes, then strain through a fine-mesh sieve into a clean saucepan.
Geoff Paisley and his kids Malcolm and Chloe check out chocolate-flavoured cereals which kids just love but parents would rather they were healthier.
The Anti-Hit List for Oct 27: A Jam-like flavour, and Tegan and Sara hit the dancefloor .
Like microbreweries, craft distilleries are tapping into a premium market with local ingredients and distinct flavours.
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In science:

The elusiveness so far of any clear deviation from the Standard Model (SM) in Flavour Changing Neutral Current (FCNC) amplitudes poses problems to phenomenological supersymmetry, arguably even more than the lack of direct signals of any s-particle.
A Motivated Non-Standard Supersymmetric Spectrum
Since the early times the SUSY Flavour problem has been the sub ject of many investigations with several suggestions for its possible solution.
A Motivated Non-Standard Supersymmetric Spectrum
This is called effective Minimal Flavour Violation.
A Motivated Non-Standard Supersymmetric Spectrum
This means that, with the Flavour structure we are considering, it is possible to naturally have enough hierarchy to solve the SUSY Flavour and CP problems even without increasing the lightest Higgs boson mass at tree level, as considered in the previous Chapters.
A Motivated Non-Standard Supersymmetric Spectrum
In the context of supersymmetry, the example of U (3)Q×U (3)uR ×U (3)dR only broken in a suitable way by Yu and Yd certainly offers a possible way to address the Flavour problem.
A Motivated Non-Standard Supersymmetric Spectrum
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