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- n. A small amount of food or drink.
- n. The taking of a small amount of food or drink into the mouth in order to taste it.
- v. Present participle of taste.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of perceiving or tasting by the organs of taste; the faculty or sense by which we perceive or distinguish savors.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality
- n. a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds
- n. a small amount (especially of food or wine)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
V. v.308 (300,3) By tasting of our wrath] [W: hasting] There is no need of change; the consequence is taken for the whole action; _by tasting_ is _by forcing us to make thee taste_.
Prosecutors allege that Berndt spoon-fed his semen to blindfolded children as part of what he called a "tasting game."
Berndt, 61, allegedly spoon-fed his semen to children as part of what he called a "tasting game" in which children were blindfolded and, in some cases, gagged with tape.
Here's the deal: Natural cocoa, which can be strong-tasting, is acid.
Blind tasting is supposed to be the most fair and objective, yes?
Of course, tasting is a matter of opinion and others have expressed their views (captured, in part, in our tweet roundup).
Blind tasting is tough – tasting Bordeaux 2005 with Robert Parker
As others have noted, the Bordeaux tasting is almost entirely barrel samples.
Going up to the Napa Valley to the Rutherford Dust tasting is not an endorsement of everything from Rutherford.
Is a tart, under ripe, thin tasting wine any more or less