odorant
noun Date: 1935 an odorous substance; especially one added to a dangerous odorless substance to warn of its presence

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  • odorant — odorant, ante [ ɔdɔrɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1223; de l a. v. odorer (1120); lat. odorare « parfumer » ♦ Qui exhale une odeur (généralement bonne). Des fleurs très odorantes. ⇒ odoriférant. « La drogue singulièrement odorante » (Baudelaire). ⊗ CONTR.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • odorant — ODORÁNT, Ă, odoranţi, te, adj. Care răspândeşte un miros plăcut; parfumat, mirositor, odorifer, odoriferant. ♦ (tehn.; despre unele substanţe) Care conţine odorizanţi. – Din fr. odorant. Trimis de RACAI, 21.10.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  ODORÁNT adj. 1 …   Dicționar Român

  • odorant — odorant, ante (o do ran, ran t ) adj. 1°   Qui exhale une odeur bonne ou mauvaise. Les particules odorantes des corps. Les principes odorants. •   Une meute pressante... D un agile chevreuil suit les pas odorants, A. CHÉN. Hermès..… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • odorant — o dor*ant, n. An odorous substance; especially, a substance with a strong odor added to a dangerous substance, such as natural gas, to provide an easy detection method and a warning; as, ethyl mercaptan is used as an odorant in natural gas and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • odorant — Odorant, [odor]ante. adjectif. Qui jette une bonne odeur. Les fleurs odorantes. il y a des bois odorants, le cedre est un bois odorant. Il est plus d usage en poësie qu en prose …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Odorant — O dor*ant, a. [L. odorans, antis, p. pr.] Yielding odors; fragrant. Holland. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • odorant — Odorant, m. acut. Odorus, Suaue spirans, Odorifer …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • odorant — [ō′dər ənt] n. [ ODOR + ANT] any substance or thing that produces a perceptible odor …   English World dictionary

  • Odorant — is a substance added to gas or air in order to give it a specific smell. Odorant injection into the gas flow is performed in odorizing devices and facilitates detection of gas leaks. The amount of injected odorant is to be such as to provide the… …   Glossary of Oil and Gas

  • Odorant — odorantas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Cheminė medžiaga, suteikianti dujoms ir patalpų orui savitą kvapą. atitikmenys: angl. odorant vok. Odor, m; Odorant, n rus. одорант, m; пахучий …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • odorant — odorantas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Cheminė medžiaga, suteikianti dujoms ir patalpų orui savitą kvapą. atitikmenys: angl. odorant vok. Odor, m; Odorant, n rus. одорант, m; пахучий …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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