What is smell?

  • (verb): Emit an odor.
    Example: "The soup smells good"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on smell:

Mighty Lak A Goat - Plot
... The stuff stinks to high heaven! Froggy tells the gang that they would get used to the smell ... walk to school and get thrown out of the classroom due to their smell ... The movie-house cashier notices their smell, but they head into the auditorium ...
Bear Attack - Natural Weapons: Human Versus Bear - Other Senses and Characteristics
... Bears' sense of smell is dependent on a Jacobson's organ, or vomeronasal organ, which allows the bear to easily detect airborne scents ... Bears use this sense of smell not only to hunt, but to detect other bears as well male bears use smell to stay away from other male bears and to find female bears during ... While humans have a sense of olfaction, or smell, they do not use it for communication or for hunting its usual range is around 10 square ...
Complications Of Traumatic Brain Injury - Sensory Deficits
... Other sensory deficits include problems with hearing, smell, taste, or touch ... the part of the brain that processes taste or smell may perceive a persistent bitter taste or noxious smell ...
Benzyl Salicylate
... faint, sweet-floral, slightly balsamic" by those who can smell it, but many people either can't smell it at all or describe it's smell as "musky" ...
Stop And Smell The Roses (song)
... "Stop and Smell the Roses" is the title of a 1974 song (see 1974 in music) by the American singer-songwriter Mac Davis ... same name (not to be confused with the album released in 1981 by Ringo Starr), the song "Stop and Smell the Roses" became Davis' second Top 10 hit on the U.S ... adult contemporary chart, "Stop and Smell the Roses" became the singer's second #1 hit, following "Baby, Don't Get Hooked on Me" ...

More definitions of "smell":

  • (noun): The act of perceiving the odor of something.
    Synonyms: smelling
  • (verb): Smell bad.
    Example: "He rarely washes, and he smells"
  • (verb): Inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense.
  • (noun): The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people.
    Example: "It had the smell of treason"
    Synonyms: spirit, tone, feel, feeling, flavor, flavour, look

Famous quotes containing the word smell:

    Let my muse
    Fail of thy former helps, and only use
    Her inadulterate strength. What’s done by me
    Hereafter shall smell of the lamp, not thee.
    Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

    Soul, soul is nothing. Can you see it, smell it, touch it? No.
    Dan Totheroh (1895–1976)

    Sleeping, sleeping,
    it is the
    thunder of the serpent
    drumroll of
    the mounting smell of
    gas.
    Denise Levertov (b. 1923)