Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Sapid character or property; the property of stimulating or pleasing the palate; tastefulness; savor; relish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality or state of being sapid; taste; savor; savoriness.

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  • noun The property of being sapid; tastiness

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a pleasant flavor
  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth

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Examples

  • Foie gras royal with sumac caramel powder: the royal was light while the caramel developed a chew as your mouth re-hydrated it, sapidity of the sumac making the caramel sweeter, both drawing richness from the foie.

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  • Foie gras royal with sumac caramel powder: the royal was light while the caramel developed a chew as your mouth re-hydrated it, sapidity of the sumac making the caramel sweeter, both drawing richness from the foie.

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  • But since perfectly pure water does not, when subjected to the action of Heat, show any tendency to acquire consistency, we must infer that some other agency than heat is the cause of sapidity.

    On Sense and the Sensible

  • But since perfectly pure water does not, when subjected to the action of Heat, show any tendency to acquire consistency, we must infer that some other agency than heat is the cause of sapidity.

    On Sense and the Sensible

  • The elements, viz. Fire, Air, Earth, Water, are inodorous, because both the dry and the moist among them are without sapidity, unless some added ingredient produces it.

    On Sense and the Sensible

  • This explains why coldness and freezing render Savours dull, and abolish odours altogether; for cooling and freezing tend to annul the kinetic heat which helps to fabricate sapidity.

    On Sense and the Sensible

  • This explains why coldness and freezing render Savours dull, and abolish odours altogether; for cooling and freezing tend to annul the kinetic heat which helps to fabricate sapidity.

    On Sense and the Sensible

  • Now, it is manifest that water does not contract the quality of sapidity from the agency of Heat alone.

    On Sense and the Sensible

  • The elements, viz. Fire, Air, Earth, Water, are inodorous, because both the dry and the moist among them are without sapidity, unless some added ingredient produces it.

    On Sense and the Sensible

  • Now, it is manifest that water does not contract the quality of sapidity from the agency of Heat alone.

    On Sense and the Sensible

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  • Our Ernest, despite his avidity,

    Eschews any careless rapidity.

    Like rarest of fungi

    With lips and his tongue he

    Will savor each new word’s sapidity.

    Find out more about Ernest Bafflewit

    July 24, 2018