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Meaning of smell

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the
           nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous
           form; "she loved the smell of roses" [syn: {smell}, {odor},
           {odour}, {olfactory sensation}, {olfactory perception}]
      2: any property detected by the olfactory system [syn:
         {olfactory property}, {smell}, {aroma}, {odor}, {odour},
      3: 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" [syn: {spirit}, {tone}, {feel}, {feeling},
         {flavor}, {flavour}, {look}, {smell}]
      4: the faculty that enables us to distinguish scents [syn:
         {smell}, {sense of smell}, {olfaction}, {olfactory modality}]
      5: the act of perceiving the odor of something [syn: {smell},
      v 1: inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense
      2: emit an odor; "The soup smells good"
      3: smell bad; "He rarely washes, and he smells"
      4: have an element suggestive (of something); "his speeches
         smacked of racism"; "this passage smells of plagiarism" [syn:
         {smack}, {reek}, {smell}]
      5: become aware of not through the senses but instinctively; "I
         sense his hostility"; "i smell trouble"; "smell out
         corruption" [syn: {smell}, {smell out}, {sense}]

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