• WordNet 3.6
    • v odorize cause to smell or be smelly
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Cows can detect odors up to five miles away
    • odorize To impart an odor to; scent.
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  • Henry David Thoreau
    “There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.”
  • Eric Hoffer
    “Self-esteem and self-contempt have specific odors; they can be smelled.”


In literature:

At the expiration of a few days the odor increases ten-fold in power and is ready for use.
"Camp Life in the Woods and the Tricks of Trapping and Trap Making" by William Hamilton Gibson
What we call flavor or savor is a joint effect of taste and odor in which the latter predominates.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
He thought he could smell the odor now.
"The Awakening" by Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy
Good water has no color, taste, or odor.
"First Book in Physiology and Hygiene" by J.H. Kellogg
She poured some cologne on the handkerchief and a pungent odor filled the room.
"By the Light of the Soul" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Presently the odor of a cigar floated into their open window.
"The Shoulders of Atlas" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
The early oil-lamps and candles did not emit much smoke, but they were still feeble light-sources and not always without noticeable odors.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
He had been smoking, as usual, and there was about his garments an odor of mingled coffee and tobacco.
"The Debtor" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
It was a horrible, somehow reptilian odor.
"Operation Terror" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
A peculiar, but not strong nor displeasing odor came from this drawer, which was lined with a wood that we afterwards discovered to be hazel.
"The Best Ghost Stories" by Various

In poetry:

Rain me sweet odors on the air,
And wheel me up my Indian chair,
And spread some book not overwise
Flat out before my sleepy eyes.
"Midsummer" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Fair chalices of bloom, swing low,
And touch my lips with odors sweet!
Enfold me in your ardent glow,
While petals flutter to my feet!
"In My Pergola" by John Lawson Stoddard
The river-horses in the slime trumpeted when
they saw him come
Odorous with Syrian galbanum and smeared with
spikenard and with thyme.
"The Sphinx" by Oscar Wilde
Yet whenever I cross the river
On its bridge with wooden piers,
Like the odor of brine from the ocean
Comes the thought of other years.
"The Bridge" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Here blessings fall about our feet,
Boughs, flame-lit, bear our thoughts on high;
Odors and memories mingle sweet
Where Love hath wandered by.
"Home" by Annie Adams Fields
And yet you could not then divine
The promise in that gift of mine, --
In those bright blooms and odors sweet,
I laid this volume at your feet.
"Dedication" by Henry Timrod

In news:

Odors were reported to the South Coast Air Quality Management District on Thursday afternoon.
Cadaver dogs hunt for fugitive Eugene Palmer in New York park after report of foul odor.
The possible odor of narcotics.
My car has an odor that will not go away.
Utility in pipeline blast still 'looking into' odor complaints.
In a city as big as New York, it's hard to go far without picking up out of the ordinary odors, but this stench is unspeakable for some.
You can spell that odor M-O-N-E-Y.
Strange odor prompts library evacuation in Milpitas.
Hundreds of people, who were at the library for a concert, were evacuated when someone complained of an unusual odor.
Kick foot odor to the curb.
Rougned Odor (Photo by Tracy Proffitt/Hickory Crawdads).
Keeping floors free from urine can greatly aid your quest for odor-free facilities.
The unpleasant odor has had one man in Bay Ridge raising a big stink every fall for almost half a century.
BWI concourses reopen after being evacuated due to odor.

In science:

This work was continued by Dall’Asta et al., using the Vincovic-Kirman version , and by Odor using one T1 for tolerance and another T2 for external noise.
Urban segregation with cheap and expensive residences
Odor, G. 2004 Universality classes in nonequilibrium lattice systems.
Complexity and anisotropy in host morphology make populations safer against epidemic outbreaks
Juh´asz and G. ´Odor private communication).
Renormalization group study of random quantum magnets
Could humans recognize odor by phonon assisted tunneling? Phys.
Non-classicality of molecular vibrations activating electronic dynamics at room temperature
Odor, On the critical behavior of a lattice prey-predator model, Phys.
Evolutionary ecology in-silico: Does mathematical modelling help in understanding the "generic" trends?