glossiness
noun see glossy I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Glossiness — Gloss i*ness, n. [From {Glossy}.] The condition or quality of being glossy; the luster or brightness of a smooth surface. Boyle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • glossiness — glossy ► ADJECTIVE (glossier, glossiest) 1) shiny and smooth. 2) superficially attractive and stylish. ► NOUN (pl. glossies) informal ▪ a magazine printed on glossy paper with many colour photographs. DERIVATIVES …   English terms dictionary

  • glossiness — noun the property of being smooth and shiny • Syn: ↑polish, ↑gloss, ↑burnish • Derivationally related forms: ↑burnish (for: ↑burnish), ↑glossy, ↑gloss …   Useful english dictionary

  • glossiness — See glossily. * * * …   Universalium

  • glossiness — noun The state of being glossy …   Wiktionary

  • Glossiness — Глянцевитость …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • glossiness — gloss·i·ness || glÉ‘sɪnɪs / glÉ’s n. shininess, brightness, lustrous quality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glossiness — glos·si·ness …   English syllables

  • Sleekness — Sleek ness, n. The quality or state of being sleek; smoothness and glossiness of surface. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Swanny — Swan ny, a. Swanlike; as, a swanny glossiness of the neck. Richardson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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