smoothness

Definitions of smoothness
  1. noun
    a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch
    “some artists prefer the smoothness of a board”
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    raggedness, roughness
    a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
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    silkiness, sleekness
    the smooth feel of silk fabric
    slick, slickness, slip, slipperiness
    a slippery smoothness
    fineness, powderiness
    having a very fine texture
    burnish, gloss, glossiness, polish
    the property of being smooth and shiny
    French polish
    the glaze produced by repeated applications of French polish shellac
    glaze
    a glossy finish on a fabric
    patina
    a sheen or gloss on a surface, especially resulting from use or age
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    texture
    the feel of a surface or a fabric
  2. noun
    the quality of having a level and even surface
    “the water was a glassy smoothness
    “the weather system of the Pacific is determined by the uninterrupted smoothness of the ocean”
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    evenness, invariability
    a quality of uniformity and lack of variation
  3. noun
    the quality of being free from errors or interruptions
    “the five-speed manual gearbox is smoothness personified”
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    effortlessness
    the quality of requiring little effort
  4. noun
    powerful and effective language
    “his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police”
    synonyms: eloquence, fluency
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    expressive style, style
    a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
  5. noun
    the quality of being bland and gracious or ingratiating in manner
    synonyms: blandness, suaveness, suavity
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    graciousness
    excellence of manners or social conduct
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