Luster
Luster Lus"ter, Lustre Lus"tre, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lustred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lustering}, or {Lustring}.] To make lustrous. [R. & Poetic] [1913 Webster]

Flooded and lustered with her loosened gold. --Lowell. [1913 Webster]


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  • Luster — Lus ter, Lustre Lus tre, n. [F. lustre; cf. It. lustro; both fr. L. lustrare to purify, go about (like the priests at the lustral sacrifice), traverse, survey, illuminate, fr. lustrum a purificatory sacrifice; perh. akin to E. loose. But lustrare …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • luster — luster, sheen, gloss, glaze are comparable when they denote a smooth shining surface that is the natural property of a thing or is given to it by some such process as polishing, burnishing, or coating. Luster basically and in technical use… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Luster — Blason de Luster Localisation de Luster dans le Sogn og Fjordane …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Luster — steht für: Kronleuchter, als dessen österreichische Bezeichnung Luster (Norwegen), eine Gemeinde in Norwegen Luster ist der Familienname von: Andrew Luster (* 1963), Serienvergewaltiger Ahrue Luster, Gitarrist Rudolf Luster (1921–2000), deutscher …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lüster — Luster (österr.); Kronleuchter * * * Lụs|ter 〈m. 3; österr.〉 = Lüster * * * Lụ̈s|ter [frz. lustre = Glanz (lat. lustrare = beleuchten, erhellen)], der; s, : 1) irisierender, glänzender, ggf. farbiger Überzug auf Keramik u. Glas, der durch… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Luster — Lüster (alt); Kronleuchter * * * Lụs|ter 〈m. 3; österr.〉 = Lüster * * * Lụ̈s|ter [frz. lustre = Glanz (lat. lustrare = beleuchten, erhellen)], der; s, : 1) irisierender, glänzender, ggf. farbiger Überzug auf Keramik u. Glas, der durch Einbrennen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Luster — Lus ter Lustre Lus tre, n. [L. lustrum: cf. F. lustre.] A period of five years; a lustrum. [1913 Webster] Both of us have closed the tenth luster. Bolingbroke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lüster — Sm Kronleuchter erw. fach. (18. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus frz. lustre, das aus it. lustro kommt und ursprünglich Glanz bedeutet (zu l. lūstrāre erleuchten ).    Ebenso ne. lustre, nndl. luster, nschw. lyster, nnorw. lysekrone; illustrieren,… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • luster — lùster m <G mn lȕstērā> DEFINICIJA veliki viseći svijećnjak s jednom ili više svijeća ili svjetiljki rasvjetne i dekorativne funkcije; svjetiljnjak ETIMOLOGIJA njem. Luster ≃ fr. lustre: sjaj …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • luster — luster1 [lus′tər] n. [Fr lustre < It lustro < lustrare < L, to light, illumine < lustrum, LUSTRUM] 1. the quality, condition, or fact of shining by reflected light; gloss; sheen 2. brightness; radiance; brilliance 3. a) radiant beauty …   English World dictionary

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