Definition of Palatability

1. Noun. The property of being acceptable to the mouth.

Exact synonyms: Palatableness
Generic synonyms: Taste Property
Specialized synonyms: Pleasingness, Tastiness, Appetisingness, Appetizingness
Derivative terms: Palatable, Palatable
Antonyms: Unpalatability

2. Noun. Acceptability to the mind or feelings. "The pursuit of electoral palatability"
Exact synonyms: Palatableness
Generic synonyms: Acceptability, Acceptableness
Derivative terms: Palatable

Definition of Palatability

1. n. Palatableness.

Definition of Palatability

1. Noun. The condition of being palatable ¹

2. Noun. The extent to which something is palatable ¹

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Definition of Palatability

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Palatability

palatability (current term)
palatal abscess
palatal bar
palatal expander
palatal hook
palatal hooks
palatal index
palatal muscles
palatal myoclonus
palatal nystagmus

Literary usage of Palatability

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1. Feeding Experiments with Isolated Food-substances by Thomas Burr Osborne, Lafayette Benedict Mendel, Edna Louise Ferry (1911)
"Very closely associated with this is the question of the palatability of the ... The palatability of the diet has, perhaps, been overemphasized in recent ..."

2. Report of the Commission to Investigate the Subject of the Cold Storage of by Arthur L. Nason (1912)
"With respect to the question as to the relation of palatability to wholesomeness, ... Dr. Wiley contends that palatability is an essential factor in the ..."

3. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"palatability of pasture grasses. — One method by which the relative palatability of pasture grasses may be ascertained is to permit animals to have free ..."

4. Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-term, High-intensity Combat Operations by Fnb, Institute of Medicine (U. S.), High-stress Situations, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (2005)
"In early observations of military personnel, Rothstein and colleagues (1947) indicated that providing some flavoring resulted in enhanced palatability. ..."

5. Dairy Technology: A Treatise on the City Milk Supply, Milk as a Food, Ice by Christian Larsen, William M. White (1913)
"palatability of Cows' Milk. — The palatability of milk is due to the fact that the different components of milk are present in such a proportion as to ..."

6. The Farm Dairy by Henry Benjamin Gurler (1908)
"TTIE palatability OF FEED. The profitable feeding of dairy cows is a very important matter, and a careful consideration of this subject by the dairyman will ..."

7. Dry Land Farming by Thomas Shaw (1909)
"... (2) are possessed of relatively more nutrition; (3) have a high proportion of grain to the straw, and (4) they are usually higher in palatability. ..."

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