verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of scent
synonym study for scent
OTHER WORDS FROM scent
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Example sentences from the Web for scent
This Portland company offers a variety of scents, but get the vanilla sugar if you want to smell like a super-refreshed cupcake.This Weekend: You’ll Never Bathe the Same Way Again|Joshua Eferighe|August 21, 2020|Ozy
The finding, described August 12 in Nature, could inform new ways of controlling or preventing locust swarms, potentially by attracting the insects with their own scents.A single molecule may entice normally solitary locusts to form massive swarms|Jonathan Lambert|August 12, 2020|Science News
If we can understand how the brain processes individual scents as electrical information, it might be possible to reverse-engineer the smell of bubbling lasagna and deliver it straight to your brain.A Highway to Smell: How Scientists Used Light to Incept Smell in Mice|Shelly Fan|July 1, 2020|Singularity Hub
After 10 minutes, the researchers gave each bee the same lemony scent followed by sugar water.Pesticides can have long-term impact on bumblebee learning|Alison Pearce Stevens|May 18, 2020|Science News For Students
They are snaking back and forth in search of the scent that will get them their ball.
Selling off the extras, I saw my neighbor marvel at the scent and murmur that he wished he could afford one.
He even claims that hen partridges conceive just by smelling the scent of males.
This is not the boisterous version of Pacino, the one we saw as Tony Montana in Scarface or as Frank Slade in Scent of a Woman.Al Pacino Does What He Wants to Do: 'The Humbling,' Scorsese, and That 'Scarface' Remake|Alex Suskind|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A local perfume maker even produced a special scent for men and women named after the rocket, M75.
Behind the counter is the pit, perfuming the room (and your clothes) with the swirling, come-hither scent of beef and smoke.
But such refuge, he knew, could avail him nothing if the bear should scent him out and search for him.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
He did not know what the scent was, but it smelled rich and artificial, and he disliked to associate it with his new friend.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
Her expression was still petrified, except that she might have had the scent of blood in her slightly dilating nostrils.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
From the garden there rose to her nostrils the delicate scent of some hidden flower that gave its best gift to the darkness.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
I might have put him on a false scent, just as cleverly and unsuspiciously as I dare say he could put me; but I've not done it.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
British Dictionary definitions for scent
Derived forms of scentscented, adjectivescentless, adjectivescentlessness, noun
Word Origin for scent
Idioms and Phrases with scent
see throw off, def. 3.