a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds; "a wine tasting"
experience briefly; "The ex-slave tasted freedom shortly before she died"
the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in the mouth; "his cold deprived him of his sense of taste"
take a sample of; "Try these new crackers"; "Sample the regional dishes"
the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus; "the candy left him with a bad taste"; "the melon had a delicious taste"
perceive by the sense of taste; "Can you taste the garlic?"
delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values);
distinguish flavors; "We tasted wines last night"
a brief experience of something; "he got a taste of life on the wild side"; "she enjoyed her brief taste of independence"
have flavor; taste of something
the act of testing something; "in the experimental trials the amount of carbon was measured separately"; "he called each flip of the coin a new trial"
the act of undergoing testing; "he survived the great test of battle"; "candidates must compete in a trial of skill"
any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc; "the test was standardized on a large sample of students"
a hard outer covering as of some amoebas and sea urchins
trying something to find out about it; "a sample for ten days free trial"; "a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain"
a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge; "when the test was stolen the professor had to make a new set of questions"
undergo a test; "She doesn't test well"
examine someone's knowledge of something; "The teacher tests us every week"; "We got quizzed on French irregular verbs"