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    meaning of "carry"

    "Perfume usually has three notes...the top note,...the middle note,...and the base note, which carries the perfume and makes it linger."

    What does it mean to "carry the perfume" ?

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    Re: meaning of "carry"

    Quote Originally Posted by Eway View Post
    "Perfume usually has three notes...the top note,...the middle note,...and the base note, which carries the perfume and makes it linger."

    What does it mean to "carry the perfume" ?
    In perfumery, different "notes" refer to ease with which the fragrances
    become volatile (vaporize) and detectable. The base note includes the vehicle (carrier) in the perfume and the most persistent (least volatile)fragrance.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perfume

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