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tastes, plural;
  1. Perceive or experience the flavor of
    • - she had never tasted ice cream before
  2. Have a specified flavor
    • - the spinach tastes delicious
  3. Sample or test the flavor of (food or drink) by taking it into the mouth
    • - the waiter poured some wine for him to taste
  4. Eat or drink a small portion of

  5. Have experience of
    • - the team has not yet tasted victory at home
  1. The sensation of flavor perceived in the mouth and throat on contact with a substance
    • - the wine had a fruity taste
  2. The faculty of perceiving this quality
    • - birds do not have a highly developed sense of taste
  3. A small portion of food or drink taken as a sample
    • - try a taste of Gorgonzola
  4. A brief experience of something, conveying its basic character
    • - it was his first taste of serious action
  5. A person's liking for particular flavors
    • - this pudding is too sweet for my taste
  6. A person's tendency to like and dislike certain things
    • - he found the aggressive competitiveness of the profession was not to his taste
  7. A liking for or interest in (something)
    • - have you lost your taste for fancy restaurants?
  8. The ability to discern what is of good quality or of a high aesthetic standard
    • - she has awful taste in literature
  9. Conformity or failure to conform with generally held views concerning what is offensive or acceptable
    • - that's a joke in very bad taste

  1. the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste"
  2. have flavor; taste of something
  3. perceive by the sense of taste; "Can you taste the garlic?"
  4. preference: a strong liking; "my own preference is for good literature"; "the Irish have a penchant for blarney"
  5. delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values); "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"; "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste"
  6. sample: take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
  7. Taste (or, more formally, gustation; adjectival form: "gustatory") is a form of direct chemoreception and is one of the traditional five senses. It refers to the ability to detect the flavor of substances such as food, certain minerals, and poisons. ...
  8. Taste was the debut album by the Irish rock band of the same name, released in 1969.
  9. Taste was an Irish rock and blues band formed in 1966 and gained fame in large part, because of their unique style, and the talent and charisma of the band's founder, songwriter and musician Rory Gallagher. ...
  10. "Taste" is a short story by Roald Dahl that appeared in the 1953 collection Someone Like You.
  11. Taste as an aesthetic, sociological, economic and anthropological concept refers to a cultural patterns of choice and preference. While taste is often understood as a biological concept, it can also be reasonably studied as a social or cultural phenomenon. ...
  12. Taste is a Macintosh word processor that combined a number of basic features from page layout software, just a "taste" of it, to build a unique solution to preparing documents. ...
  13. One of the sensations produced by the tongue in response to certain chemicals; : A person’s implicit set of preferences, especially esthetic, though also culinary, sartorial, etc; : A small amount of experience with something that gives a sense of its quality as a whole; To sample the flavor of ...
  14. (Tastes (or preferences)) pertain to the personal likes or dislikes of consumers for certain goods and services.
  15. (Tastes) In economics, this is usually a synonym for preferences, in the sense of attitudes toward different goods.
  16. (tastes) Geschmacksrichtungen
  17. (Tasting) The meeting before an event when the chef prepares a few portions of the menu for final approval by the bride and groom or hosts.
  18. (Tasting) A meeting with clients or prospective clients in which menu items are showcased for sampling.
  19. (Tasting) Using the five days trial period offered by domain registrars to register a domain, test how much traffic it receives and then drop it without paying for it, if the traffic is not sufficient.
  20. (Tasting) two kinds are common in wine: "horizontal" tastings, in which a number of wines of the same year are sampled, and"vertical" tastings which sample different years of the same wine.
  21. sensation produced by a stimulus applied to the gustatory nerve endings in the tongue; the four tastes are salt, sour, sweet, and bitter; some say there is a fifth taste described as savory.
  22. There are ten thousand taste buds in the mouth. Molecules of taste stimulate the taste receptors to send messages to the brain. The sweet and salty buds are the least sensitive, and the bitter ones the most sensitive.
  23. The four basic sensations detectable by the human tongue. The tip of the tongue contains the taste receptors registering "sweetness". Just a little further back, at the sides, taste will appear "salty". ...
  24. A sensory perception almost totally localized on the tongue. Although there is some dispute over this, we most often perceive only four basic tastes -- sweetness, sourness, bitterness, and saltiness. The latter is seldom encountered in wines. ...