taste perception


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n taste perception the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus "the candy left him with a bad taste","the melon had a delicious taste"
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In literature:

Her taste was wonderfully perceptive.
"The Shuttle" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
It had no taste, but after eating it, he experienced a change of perception.
"A Voyage to Arcturus" by David Lindsay
Behind her conventional tastes and her love of consideration she has a clear perception of facts and an appreciation of unfashionable truths.
"The Women of the French Salons" by Amelia Gere Mason
The first class have common sense; the second, taste; and the third, spiritual perception.
"Essays, First Series" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
She noticed a slightly bitter taste, but it was not sufficiently perceptible to awaken distrust.
"The Honor of the Name" by Emile Gaboriau
Even at this distance of time there is a light but perceptible taste of iron in the water.
"Woman in the Nineteenth Century" by Margaret Fuller Ossoli
For we ourselves have differences of perception, and the vulgar who follow only their own taste usually err.
"Albert Durer" by T. Sturge Moore
The water of the springs has no perceptible taste, and only a very faint smell of sulphur is perceived.
"The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes" by Tomás de Comyn
Augustus Washington, an artist of fine taste and perception, is numbered among the most successful Daguerreotypists in Hartford, Connecticut.
"The Condition, Elevation, Emigration, and Destiny of the Colored People of the United States" by Martin R. Delany
No one who is himself gifted with good perceptions and good taste, should trust to other hands the selection of his library.
"A Book for All Readers" by Ainsworth Rand Spofford

In news:

Scientists at Arizona State University have discovered that honey bees may teach us about basic connections between taste perception and metabolic disorders in humans.
Alexandria Real Estate Equities is hosting The Science of Wine, an event that will teach sippers about taste perception as well as recent scientific discoveries and ancient red wine beliefs.
Perceptions of frozen foods, how family meals are changing, maximizing trips to the grocery store, and promoting new taste trends.