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  • Petrichor — Smell of rain redirects here. For the Mortiis album, see The Smell of Rain.Petrichor (pronEng|ˈpɛtrɨkɚ) (from Greek petros , stone + ichor) is the name of the scent of rain on dry earth.The term was coined in 1964 by two Australian researchers,… …   Wikipedia

  • Petrichor — Le petrichor est lié à l odeur particulière, habituellement agréable, que prend la terre après la pluie. Ce terme a été créé en 1964 par deux géologues australiens, J. Bear et R. G. Thomas dans la revue anglophone Nature (numéro 993/2), dénommant …   Wikipédia en Français

  • petrichor — noun /ˈpɛtɹɪkə,ˈpɛtɹɪkɔ(ə)ɹ/ a) The distinctive scent which accompanies the first rain after a long warm dry spell. Thought it had yet to begin raining, the familiar smell of petrichor appeared to be already present and Neelam suddenly wished she …   Wiktionary

  • petrichor — /ˈpɛtrɪkɔ/ (say petrikaw) noun a mixture of natural oils and terpenes released by eucalypts which, when washed by rain into watercourses, is a signal to fish, invertebrates, etc., that the season is sufficiently wet to support breeding. {Greek… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Petricor — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Petrichor es el nombre que recibe el olor de la lluvia en suelos secos. Etimología Del griego petros. piedra, e Ikhôr. componente etéreo. En la mitología griega se dice que el Ikhôr es la esencia que corre por las… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Geosmin — IUPAC name 4,8a dimethyldecalin 4a ol or, (4S,4aS,8aR) 4,8a dimethyl 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8 octahydronaphthalen 4a ol …   Wikipedia

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  • Géosmine — La molécule de géosmine Général Nom IUPAC (4S,4aS,8aR) 4,8a diméthyloctahydronaphthalén 4a(2H) ol …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Closing Time (Doctor Who) — Closing Time Épisode de Doctor Who Titre original Closing Time Numéro d’épisode Saison 6 Épisode 12 Code de production 6.12 Réalisation Steve Hughes Scénario Gareth Roberts Diffusion …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Smell of Rain — This entry covers a music album. For the entry about the scent observed when it rains go to Petrichor. Infobox Album | Name = The Smell of Rain Type = Album Artist = Mortiis Released = October 17, 2001 Recorded = A Studio (Sweden), 2001 Genre =… …   Wikipedia

  • Rain — is liquid precipitation. On Earth, it is the condensation of atmospheric water vapor into drops heavy enough to fall, often making it to the surface. Rain is the primary source of fresh water for most areas of the world, providing suitable… …   Wikipedia

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