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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A pleasant flavor; The taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth.

Usage examples (12)
  • They have the same truth, high relish, and sapidity as those of Titian.
  • Now, it is manifest that water does not contract the quality of sapidity from the agency of Heat alone.
  • The elements, viz. Fire, Air, Earth, Water, are inodorous, because both the dry and the moist among them are without sapidity, unless some added ingredient produces it.
  • This explains why coldness and freezing render Savours dull, and abolish odours altogether; for cooling and freezing tend to annul the kinetic heat which helps to fabricate... for more
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