Sentence Examples


  • A strange odour came up from the earth.
  • Of lavender or rosemary, in order to destroy the noxious odour of the pyridine bases.
  • The products obtained by the distillation of petroleum are not in a marketable condition, but require chemical treatment to remove acid and other bodies which impart a dark colour as well as an unpleasant odour to the liquid, and in the case of lamp-oils, reduce the power of rising in the wick by capillary attraction.
  • The odour is heavy and disagreeable, and the taste acrid and bitter.
  • Castoreum is a substance contained in two pear-shaped pouches situated near the organs of reproduction, of a bitter taste and slightly foetid odour, at one time largely employed as a medicine, but now used only in perfumery.