taste cell n.
A darkly staining neuroepithelial cell in a taste bud that makes synaptic contact with sensory nerve fibers thus serving as receptors for taste. Also called gustatory cell.
verb (used with object), tasted, tasting. 1. to try or test the flavor or quality of (something) by taking some into the mouth: to taste food. 2. to eat or drink a little of: She barely tasted her dinner. 3. to eat or drink (often used in negative constructions): He hadn’t tasted food for three […]
adjective 1. having, displaying, or in accordance with good taste: tasteful clothing; a tasteful room. adjective 1. indicating good taste: a tasteful design 2. a rare word for tasty
- Taste hair
taste hair n. Any of the hairlike projections of the gustatory cells of taste buds.
adjective 1. having no taste or flavor; insipid. 2. dull; uninteresting. 3. lacking in aesthetic quality or capacity; devoid of good taste: a houseful of tasteless furnishings; a tasteless director of stale, dreary films. 4. lacking in politeness, seemliness, tact, etc.; unmannerly; insensitive: a tasteless remark. 5. lacking the physical sense of taste. adjective 1. […]