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Definitions of smell:
  • noun:   the act of perceiving the odor of something
  • noun:   the faculty of smell
  • noun:   the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form
    Example: "She loved the smell of roses"
  • noun:   any property detected by the olfactory system
  • noun:   the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    Example: "It had the smell of treason"
  • verb:   emit an odor
    Example: "The soup smells good"
  • verb:   smell bad
    Example: "He rarely washes, and he smells"
  • verb:   inhale the odor of; perceive by the olfactory sense

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