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Give an odour or scent to:‘clean or odorized air from the flow valves is delivered to a mask’
- ‘As little as a few molecules in the AC system was capable of odorizing - and evacuating - the entire building.’
- ‘We need to establish at the very least whether it is feasible to at least odorise the raw gas by adding Mercaptan for safety.’
Late 19th century: from Latin odor odour + -ize.
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