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Noun: flavor  fley-vur
Usage: US (elsewhere: flavour)
  1. The general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    - spirit, tone, feel, feeling, flavour [Brit, Cdn], look, smell
     
  2. The taste experience when a savory condiment is taken into the mouth
    - relish, flavour [Brit, Cdn], sapidity, savor [US], savour [Brit, Cdn], smack, nip, tang
     
  3. (physics) the six kinds of quarks
    - flavour [Brit, Cdn]
     
  4. Something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
    - flavorer [US], flavourer [Brit, Cdn], flavoring [US], flavouring [Brit, Cdn], seasoner, seasoning, flavour [Brit, Cdn]
Verb: flavor  fley-vur
Usage: US (elsewhere: flavour)
  1. (cooking) lend flavor to
    "flavor the chicken breast after roasting it";
    - season, flavour [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: flavored, flavors, flavoring

Type of: ambiance, ambience, atmosphere, fixings, form, gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, ingredient, kind, sort, taste, taste perception, taste sensation, variety

Encyclopedia: Flavor