⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'taste' from English to Icelandic
NOUN1   a taste | tastes
NOUN2   taste | -
VERB   to taste | tasted | tasted
tasting | tastes
SYNO appreciation | discernment | gustation | ...
smakkato taste
keimur {k}taste
smekkur {k}taste
bragð {hv}taste
2 Words
óbragð {hv}bad taste [also fig.]
nýjabragð {hv}fresh taste
þrái {k} [þrátt bragð]
rancid taste
bragðlaukur {k}
taste bud [Gemma gustatoria, Caliculus gustatorius]
vatnsbragð {hv}watery taste
3 Words
smekklegur {adj}in good taste
ósmekklegur {adj}in poor taste
smekksatriði {hv}matter of taste
fatasmekkur {k}
taste in clothes
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Usage Examples English
  • The following items can be described as "acquired tastes", often due to combination of both unfamiliarity and intensity of taste.
  • In addition, the analysis of saliva should be performed, as it constitutes the environment of taste receptors, including transport of tastes to the receptor and protection of the taste receptor.
  • Gustducin is a G protein associated with taste and the gustatory system, found in some taste receptor cells.
  • Hypogeusia is a reduced ability to taste things (to taste sweet, sour, bitter, or salty substances). The complete lack of taste is referred to as ageusia.
  • In 2012, the International Taste and Quality Institute gave Guylian's Sea Shells and Sea Horse pralines a score of 90% with their taste experts judging based on their impression, appearance, smell, texture and taste.
  • The gustatory system is the sensory system for taste.
  • Dolphins are not thought to have a good sense of taste, as their taste buds are atrophied or missing altogether. Some have preferences for different kinds of fish, indicating some ability to taste.
  • The five basic tastes (saltiness, sweetness, bitterness, sourness, and savoriness) are detected by specialized taste receptors on the tongue and palate epithelium.
  • Porpoises are not thought to have a good sense of taste, as their taste buds are atrophied or missing altogether.
  • The fleshy and juicy fruits are edible with a sour to bitter sweet taste.
  • Superior Taste Award, Monde Selection, Great Taste Awards, and A.A. Taste Award are widely known as the world's premier awards and taste selections.
  • The taste of Colossal nuts is average with high sucrose content. There are other cultivars, where chestnuts rank higher in taste tests.
  • As their followers keeps on growing, bloggers enter a stage of Taste display.
  • Perceptions of taste is generated by the following sensory afferents: gustatory, olfactory, and somatosensory fibers.
  • Virtual taste refers to a taste experience generated by a digital taste simulator. Electrodes are used to simulate the taste and feel of real food in the mouth.
  • The Echo Nest has created Taste Profiles based on the listening patterns they notice about a user.
  • Oceanic dolphins are not thought to have a good sense of taste, as their taste buds are atrophied or missing altogether.
  • Taste buds contain the taste receptor cells, which are also known as gustatory cells.
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Contains translations by TU Chemnitz and Mr Honey's Business Dictionary (German-English only).
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