|1.||[ noun ] (biology,food) a small amount (especially of food or wine)|
|Related terms:||sample drinking finish sample|
|2.||[ noun ] a kind of sensing; distinguishing substances by means of the taste buds|
"a wine tasting"
|Related terms:||sensing taste taste smack|
|3.||[ noun ] (biology,food) taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality|
|Synonyms:||relishing degustation savouring savoring|
"cooking was fine but it was the savoring that he enjoyed most"
|Related terms:||eating sample degust|