- ar·o·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb
- ar·o·mat·ic·ness, noun
- non·ar·o·mat·ic, adjective
- non·ar·o·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb
- un·ar·o·mat·ic, adjective
- un·ar·o·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use aromatic in a sentence
Food pairing makes it easy to discover new ingredient combinations based on their aromatic matches, but that is not all there is to creating tantalizing dishes that will pique your palate.There’s a science to food pairing, and you can learn it here | Peter Coucquyt, Bernard Lahousse, and Johan Langenbick | October 22, 2020 | Popular-Science
My mother toasted walnuts and pine nuts to stuff each gotgam, slicing the fruit on a bias to reveal an aromatic center, and letting them sink to the bottom of a large stainless-steel bowl we usually use for making kimchi.
The team also analyzed molecules called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, or PAHs.Analyze This: Perfumes from everyday products collect in distant ice | Carolyn Wilke | September 30, 2020 | Science News For Students
Plants produce compounds known as aroma glycosides, which contain a sugar component linked to a volatile aromatic compound.How does a crop’s environment shape a food’s smell and taste? | Carolyn Beans | September 10, 2020 | Science News
When volatile aromatics let loose in a bottled beer, that’s no good for large-volume brewers who need to ship consistent-tasting products.How does a crop’s environment shape a food’s smell and taste? | Carolyn Beans | September 10, 2020 | Science News
Also happy to get some fresh air (and a huge, aromatic cigar at a safe distance from the barn).What Did TJ Mean By “Pursuit of Happiness,” Anyway? | P. J. O’Rourke | June 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Konnerup is infusing world-class chocolates with aromatic ingredients from the Scandinavian countryside.
(Bud recently tasted a bottle from 1985 and found that it had held up amazingly well and was still very aromatic).Marijuana-Laced Wine Grows More Fashionable in California Wine Country | Michael Steinberger | April 14, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Season with salt and cook until the veggies start to become soft and are very aromatic.
Let that aromatic blend of fresh garlic and basil tickle your nose.
Its aromatic flavor is not adapted to the general taste, and some little time is required to develop a decided love for it.
They are made of "Brazilian aromatic" one of the finest tobaccos of Brazil.
The plants ripen very fast and emit an aromatic odor, increasing in strength as the plants ripen.
While growing, the plants emit a strong (p. 394) aromatic odor not like that of Havana tobacco, but stronger and less agreeable.
A painful odour arose in spite of the aromatic plants with which it was covered.Camille (La Dame aux Camilias) | Alexandre Dumas, fils
British Dictionary definitions for aromatic
having a distinctive, usually fragrant smell
(of an organic compound) having an unsaturated ring containing alternating double and single bonds, esp containing a benzene ring; exhibiting aromaticity: Compare aliphatic
something, such as a plant or drug, giving off a fragrant smell
- aromatically, adverb
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Scientific definitions for aromatic
Relating to an organic compound containing at least one benzene ring or similar ring-shaped component. Naphthalene and TNT are aromatic compounds. Compare aliphatic.
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