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

  • noun The act of perceiving or tasting by the organs of taste; the faculty or sense by which we perceive or distinguish savors.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A small amount of food or drink.
  • noun The taking of a small amount of food or drink into the mouth in order to taste it.
  • verb Present participle of taste.

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

  • noun taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality
  • noun a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds
  • noun a small amount (especially of food or wine)


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