English noun: taste sensation
|1.||taste sensation (cognition) the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus|
|Samples||The candy left him with a bad taste.|
The melon had a delicious taste.
|Synonyms||gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, taste, taste perception|
|Broader (hypernym)||aesthesis, esthesis, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression|
|Narrower (hyponym)||astringence, astringency, bitter, bitterness, finish, flatness, flavor, flavour, mellowness, nip, relish, salinity, salt, saltiness, sapidity, savor, savour, smack, sour, sourness, sugariness, sweet, sweetness, tang, tartness|