Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Wake; track; specifically, the disturbance of the ether produced by the movement through it of an electrified corpuscle or electron.
- n. alternative spelling of silage.
“I'd never heard the wonderful term "sillage," which is French for "wake" as in the wake left by a boat and is also used to describe how a perfume leaves behind its scent. is coming soon!”
“I tried the Ropion's creation in eau de toilette and found it, as with most of his perfumes, to be very rich and long-lasting, with the kind of sillage that I adore: the one that envelopes the wearer in the most delicate of gauze and is always present although never overwhelming.”
“In other words, I don't perceive any drastic transformations from top to middle to base notes, however, strangely, the scent smells different when inhaled very closely nose-to-wrist, from a short distance and as "sillage" wafting subtly with one's movements.”
“I don't imagine you want to send prizes to the UK postage - ouch!) but I wanted to show solidarity during your busy time ... and this will give me time to look up "sillage" and "aoud":-)”
“The bombshell rose has to have some of the same elements, such as room-clearing sillage, a strong base of wood/leather/spices/vetiver etc. and a big wallop of sex appeal from animalic elements.”
“It is sweet and, after the rather piercing opening, rather tender, despite its assertive sillage.”
“Lasting power and sillage are both quite good, far better than most department store scents.”
“Up close, there's a minty freshness and oolong, and there seems to be a by sillage going on here that calls to mind that scent I'm sure that if you tear down buildings in West Hollywood or Chelsea or DuPont Circle they would waft this like asbestos...”
“It has excellent sillage on myself, and last surprising long on me as well.”
“Out of the bottle they are quite potent, with impressive sillage and longevity.”
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What-the-smell is that?
Words that need no description other than their own exquisiteness, either in sound or meaning.
Yes. Yes it does.
These are words that I have learnt over the years and want to remember
aka words having to do with scent
You'd be surprised just how many words you find in books...
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