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taster

noun [C] uk   /ˈteɪ.stər/ us    /-stɚ/

taster noun [C] (JOB)

a person who tastes food or drink as a job: a wine-taster

taster noun [C] (SMALL AMOUNT)

a small amount or short experience of something that is intended either to make you understand what it is like or to make you want more of it
Translations of “taster”
in Chinese (Traditional) 職業, 品嚐師, (職業)試味員…
in Chinese (Simplified) 职业, 品尝师, (职业)试味员…
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