F is for Fragrance
Technically, here, we expand a little on the meaning and the means by which fragrance (or any other smells) are perceived.
Noun 1. fragrance - a distinctive odor that is pleasant
perfume, scent, aroma
odour, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, smell, odor- the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses"
incense - the pleasing scent produced when incense is burned; "incense filled the room"
2. fragrance - a pleasingly sweet olfactory property
fragrancy, redolence, bouquet, sweetness
aroma, odor, olfactory property, odour, smell, scent - any property detected by the olfactory system
But then there is the spirit of fragrance whose connection to emotions and memory take precedence. I think so, anyway!
The warmth of feeling that is aroused by the fragrance of bread baking, bacon frying, wood smoke, oranges or ginger, a rose, a lily, or perhaps the distinctive smell of a train that envelopes us in memories, or a favourite perfume worn by a beloved person.
Like music fragrance has a certain magic that plays on our emotions, and brings us pleasure - and sometimes pain.
To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat. Beverley Nichols
The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose. Heda Bejar
Well, on the lighter side - did you ever wear Tweed? I did.... what memories the faintest whiff of this particular perfume must rouse in the lady in the picture. And maybe the gentlemen too.....
See what other ways F has been interpreted here, at ABC Wednesday.