smell test

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An inspection of an object using the sense of smell, as for freshness of food.
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Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'smell test':

smell testAn assessment of a subject's ability to detect and distinguish odors.
smell testAn informal method for determining whether something is authentic, credible, or ethical, by using one's common sense or sense of propriety.
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