adjective Date: 1937 having a low luster; specifically producing a finish midway between glossy and flat

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  • semigloss — [sem′i glôs΄, sem′igläs΄] adj. having or producing a finish partway between glossy and flat: also written semi gloss …   English World dictionary

  • semigloss — sem•i•gloss [[t]ˈsɛm iˌglɒs, ˌglɔs, ˈsɛm aɪ [/t]] adj. cvb having a moderate, satiny luster: semigloss paint[/ex] • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • semigloss — /sem ee glos , glaws , sem uy /, adj. 1. (of paint or a painted surface) having a moderate, satiny luster; having or producing a sheen that is neither flat nor highly glossy. n. 2. a paint that has or produces a moderate, satiny sheen. [1935 40;… …   Universalium

  • semigloss — adjective Slightly shiny, between matte (or flat) and gloss. Usually used to describe paint. Syn: semiglossy …   Wiktionary

  • semigloss — Synonyms and related words: creamy, delicate, eggshell, flat, gloss, iridescent, light, mellow, mother of pearl, nacreous, opalescent, pale, pastel, patinaed, pearly, quiet, sad, simple, sober, soft, soft colored, soft hued, softened, somber,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • semigloss — semi·gloss …   English syllables

  • semigloss — noun a paint that dries with a finish between glossy and flat • Hypernyms: ↑paint, ↑pigment …   Useful english dictionary

  • semigloss coating — pusblizgė danga statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Danga, kurioje matomas neryškus šviesos atspindys. atitikmenys: angl. demi gloss coating; demigloss coating; semibright coating; semigloss coating rus. полублестящее покрытие …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • broadcloth — noun Date: 15th century 1. a twilled napped woolen or worsted fabric with smooth lustrous face and dense texture 2. a fabric usually of cotton, silk, or rayon made in plain and rib weaves with soft semigloss finish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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