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smooth 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/smo͞oT͟H/,
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smoother, comparative; smoothest, superlative;
  1. Having an even and regular surface or consistency; free from perceptible projections, lumps, or indentations
    • - smooth flat rocks
  2. (of a person's face or skin) Not wrinkled, pitted, or hairy
    • - a smooth skin tans more easily
  3. (of a liquid) With an even consistency; without lumps
    • - cook gently until the sauce is smooth
  4. (of the sea or another body of water) Without heavy waves; calm
    • - the smooth summer sea
  5. (of movement) Without jerks
    • - the trucks gave a smooth ride
    • - graphics are excellent, with fast, smooth scrolling
  6. (of an action, event, or process) Without problems or difficulties
    • - the group's expansion into the U.S. market was not quite so smooth
  7. Denoting the face of a tennis or squash racket without the projecting loops from the stringing process (used as a call when the racket is spun to decide the right to serve first or to choose ends); the opposite of rough

  8. (of food or drink) Without harshness or bitterness
    • - a lovely, smooth, very fruity wine
  9. (of a person or their manner, actions, or words) Suavely charming in a way considered to be unctuous
    • - his voice was infuriatingly smooth
Verb
  1. Give (something) a flat, regular surface or appearance by running one's hand over it
    • - she smoothed out the newspaper
  2. Rub off the rough edges of (something)
    • - you can use sandpaper to smooth the joint
  3. Deal successfully with (a problem, difficulty, or perceived fault)
    • - these doctrinal disputes were smoothed over
  4. Free (a course of action) from difficulties or problems
    • - a conference would be held to smooth the way for the establishment of the provisional government
  5. Modify (a graph, curve, etc.) so as to lessen irregularities
    • - values are collected over a long period of time so that fluctuations are smoothed out
Adverb
  1. In a way that is without difficulties
    • - the course of true love never did run smooth

  1. make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the surface of the wood"
  2. the act of smoothing; "he gave his hair a quick smooth"
  3. polish: make (a surface) shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"
  4. politic: smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication; "he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage"; "the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error"
  5. free from obstructions; "smooth the way towards peace negotiations"
  6. of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth
  7. Gerald Albright (born August 30, 1957) is an American jazz saxophonist.
  8. Smooth is the self-titled third album by Smooth. It was released on August 1, 1995 through Jive Records and was produced by Chris Stokes. Smooth made it to #35 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums and #17 on the Top Heatseekers.
  9. "Smooth" is the third single released from iiO's debut album, Poetica.
  10. Smooth is a bimonthly magazine, published by Sandra Vasceannie geared toward young urban men that includes a mix of news, entertainment, urban fashion, music, movies, books, sports reporting, as well as feature articles on the hottest stars in black entertainment. ...
  11. In number theory, a smooth number is an integer which factors completely into small prime numbers; the term seems coined by Leonard Adleman. Smooth numbers are especially important in cryptography relying on factorization.
  12. Juanita Stokes, better known as Smooth, (born 1971) is an American singer, rapper and actress. She is the daughter of actress Irene Stokes and younger sister of music executive Chris Stokes.
  13. (Smoother) either a wooden paddle for smoothing the sides of wet, freshly turned pottery, or the person who smooths out turning marks with a wet cloth.
  14. (smoothly) Spreading frosting is the first and the most important part of decorating a cake. As you ... evenly over baked food.   The first step involves cooling your cake before you start ... the frosting fall off the cake. Add ample amount of frosting for smooth spreading ...
  15. A moderately low level of oily material suspended in the coffee beverage. Result of fats in the beans present in perceptible amounts.
  16. describes a liquor lacking harsh tannins and therefore without asperity.
  17. A coffee low in palate acidity.
  18. With a pleasant, rounded taste.
  19. General textural term, favourable; contrasts with 'rough' or 'astringent'. Describes a wine somewhat rich in glycerine and usually light in tannin and acidity, which feels good in the mouth.
  20. Easy on the ears, not harsh. Flat frequency response, especially in the midrange. Lack of peaks and dips in the response.
  21. Well dressed without qualification
  22. Road and trail conditions are in good repair and riders can ride with little regard to quality of the surface.
  23. Smooth, soft finish used on uncoated papers.
  24. A round, well-balanced coffee that leaves a pleasant mouth feel.
  25. A coffee with full, pleasant texture or mild acidity.