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  • 1 scent — noun 1 pleasant smell ADJECTIVE ▪ heady, heavy, intoxicating, pungent, rich, sharp, strong ▪ the heavy scent of Indian cooking ▪ …

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  • 2 scent — n. & v. n. 1 a distinctive, esp. pleasant, smell (the scent of hay). 2 a a scent trail left by an animal perceptible to hounds etc. b clues etc. that can be followed like a scent trail (lost the scent in Paris). c the power of detecting or… …

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  • 3 Scent hound — Scent hounds (Scenthounds) are a type of hound that primarily hunts by scent rather than sight. The Scenthound breeds are generally regarded as having some of the most sensitive noses among canines. Scenthounds specialize in following a smell or… …

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  • 4 Scent — Scent, v. i. 1. To have a smell. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Thunderbolts . . . do scent strongly of brimstone. Holland. [1913 Webster] 2. To hunt animals by means of the sense of smell. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 scent blood — phrase to believe that an opponent is in a weak position and you can get an advantage over them Scenting blood, she asked him the question again. Thesaurus: to have an opinion or opinionssynonym Main entry: scent …

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  • 6 scent — n. track, trail 1) to have; follow; pick up a (the) scent (the dogs picked up the scent) 2) to leave a scent 3) a cold; false; hot scent 4) (misc.) to throw smb. off the scent intuition 5) a scent for (a scent for news) odor 6) a faint; pungent… …

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  • 7 Scent of a Woman — Infobox Film name = Scent of a Woman caption = A promotional film poster for Scent of a Woman . director = Martin Brest producer = Ovidio G. Assonitis Martin Brest G. Mac Brown Ronald L. Schwary writer = Giovanni Arpino (novel) Bo Goldman… …

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  • 8 scent — scent1 [ sent ] noun * 1. ) count a particular smell, especially a pleasant one: an apple with a rich flavor and scent The sweet fresh scent of newly baked bread filled the house. a ) count or uncount the smell that an animal or person has, which …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 9 scent — I UK [sent] / US noun Word forms scent : singular scent plural scents * 1) a) [countable] a particular smell, especially a pleasant one an apple with a rich flavour and scent The sweet fresh scent of newly baked bread filled the house. b)… …

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  • 10 scent — scent1 [sent] n 1.) a pleasant smell that something has = ↑fragrance ▪ a yellow rose with a lovely scent scent of ▪ the sweet scent of ripe fruit 2.) the smell of a particular animal or person that some other animals, for example dogs, can follow …

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  • 11 scent — I. noun Etymology: Middle English sent, from Anglo French sente, from sentir Date: 14th century 1. effluvia from a substance that affect the sense of smell: as a. an odor left by an animal on a surface passed over b. a characteristic or… …

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  • 12 scent — [14] Scent comes ultimately from the same source that gave English sensation, sense, sentient, and sentiment – namely, Latin sentīre ‘feel, perceive’. It arrived via Old French sentir, and at first was sent in English (‘Fishes lurking among the… …

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  • 13 scent — [14] Scent comes ultimately from the same source that gave English sensation, sense, sentient, and sentiment – namely, Latin sentīre ‘feel, perceive’. It arrived via Old French sentir, and at first was sent in English (‘Fishes lurking among the… …

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  • 14 have the wind of — phrasal 1. : to be on the side from which the wind is blowing with respect to : be to windward of 2. : to be on the scent of 3. : to have a superior position to : have at a disadvantage * * * have the wind of To be on the trail of • • • Main… …

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  • 15 have — verb Have is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑hotel, ↑library, ↑mixture, ↑patient, ↑room, ↑sentence, ↑tape, ↑word Have is used with these nouns as the object: ↑A level, ↑ability, ↑ …

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  • 16 have the wind of — phrasal 1. to be to windward of 2. to be on the scent of 3. to have a superior position to …

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  • 17 have in the wind — phrasal : to be on the scent of …

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  • 18 Digital scent technology — is a technology to sense, transmit and receive scent enable digital media (such as video games, movies and music). This technology is based and works by combining olfactometer and electronic nose. History By the end of the 1950 s a Hans Laube… …

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  • 19 A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain — infobox Book | name = A Good Scent From a Strange Mountain title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = Robert Olen Butler illustrator = cover artist = Jacket illustration by Neil Flewellen Jacket design by Carin… …

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  • 20 The Scent of Green Papaya — Directed by Tran Anh Hung Produced by Christophe Rossignon Written by …

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