Definition of Olfact

1. to smell something [v -ED, -ING, -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Olfact

oleoyls
oleraceous
olericulture
oles
olestra
olestras
oleum
oleum terebinthinae
oleums
oleuropein
oleyl-CoA
oleyl-anilide hydrolase
oleyl-coenzyme A
oleyl alcohol
olf
olfact (current term)
olfacted
olfactible
olfactic
olfactics
olfactie
olfacting
olfaction
olfactions
olfactive
olfactology
olfactometer
olfactometers
olfactometric
olfactometry

Literary usage of Olfact

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1895)
"Each mark on the smaller tube measures one " olfact " of intensity, and in graphic fatigue tables olfact« are conveniently marked off on the ordinate and ..."

2. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"No nerves olfact'ry» Mammon's trusty cur, To KG ofF.,3. Olio. Or olio that wad staw a sow, . . To a Haggis. The Ordination, 2. Olive. ..."

3. Hudibras: A Poem by Samuel Butler (1822)
"... nare olfact it not,—though every nose does not smell it, that is, though every one is not capable of perceiving it. V. 747-8. ..."

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