Adjective "Odorless" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈəʊdələs/

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Definitions and examples

adjective

Having no odour.
  1. 'The colourless, odourless liquid had mistakenly been left on a surface in a water bottle, according to police in Nicosia.'
  2. 'Radon is a colorless, odorless, radioactive gas.'
  3. 'I worry about odorless gas sneaking its way into my office building.'
  4. 'Subsequently, ulcerations occur with drainage of clear, yellow, oily, odorless fluid, sterile at culture.'
  5. 'Half of the group added the odorless pheromone to their preferred perfume, the other half added a placebo.'
  6. 'Ideally, your urine should be plentiful, very pale yellow or almost colourless, and odourless.'
  7. 'Vodka was supposed to be the spirit without taste or flavor, and odorless to boot.'
  8. 'Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas.'
  9. 'To change the consistency of paint, try odorless mineral spirits, perhaps mixed with a dab of linseed oil.'
  10. 'The microbes convert the hydrogen sulfide into odorless hydrogen sulfate, which is carried away by water trickling over the foam.'

Definitions

1. the property of a substance that activates the sense of smell: to have an unpleasant odor.

2. a sensation perceived by the sense of smell; scent.

3. an agreeable scent; fragrance.

4. a disagreeable smell.

5. a quality or property characteristic or suggestive of something: An odor of suspicion surrounded his testimony.

6. repute: in bad odor with the whole community.

7. Archaic. something that has a pleasant scent.

More examples(as adjective)

"gels can be odorless."

"waters can be odorless."

"nitrogens can be odorless."

"drugs can be odorless."

Origin

(odor)