odorize

odorize

[oh-duh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), odorized, odorizing.
to make odorous; add scent to: to odorize natural gas to make leaks detectable.
Also, especially British, odorise.


Origin:
1880–85; odor + -ize

odorizer, noun
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