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Definition of Smooth

Smooth

  1. Having an even surface, or a surface so even that no roughness or points can be perceived by the touch; not rough; as, smooth glass; smooth porcelain.
  2. Evenly spread or arranged; sleek; as, smooth hair.
  3. Gently flowing; moving equably; not ruffled or obstructed; as, a smooth stream.
  4. Flowing or uttered without check, obstruction, or hesitation; not harsh; voluble; even; fluent.
  5. Bland; mild; smoothing; fattering.
  6. Causing no resistance to a body sliding along its surface; frictionless.
  7. Smoothly.
  8. The act of making smooth; a stroke which smooths.
  9. That which is smooth; the smooth part of anything.
  10. To make smooth; to make even on the surface by any means; as, to smooth a board with a plane; to smooth cloth with an iron.
  11. To free from obstruction; to make easy.
  12. To free from harshness; to make flowing.
  13. To palliate; to gloze; as, to smooth over a fault.
  14. To give a smooth or calm appearance to.
  15. To ease; to regulate.
  16. To flatter; to use blandishment.

Smooth Quotations

Jazz is smooth and cool. Jazz is rage. Jazz flows like water. Jazz never seems to begin or end. Jazz isn't methodical, but jazz isn't messy either. Jazz is a conversation, a give and take. Jazz is the connection and communication between musicians. Jazz is abandon.
Nat Wolff

The course of true love never did run smooth.
William Shakespeare

Blue, green, grey, white, or black; smooth, ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent.
H. P. Lovecraft

Death makes angels of us all and gives us wings where we had shoulders smooth as ravens claws.
Jim Morrison

It's interesting. I've known quite a few good athletes that can't begin to play a beat on the drum set. Most team sport is about the smooth fluidity of hand-eye coordination and physical grace, where drumming is much more about splitting all those things up.
Neil Peart
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Smooth Translations

smooth in Danish is flad, glat
smooth in Dutch is gelijk, vlak, effen
smooth in French is plat, uni, lisse
smooth in Italian is levigare, netto
smooth in Latin is sedo, teres
smooth in Norwegian is flat
smooth in Portuguese is liso
smooth in Spanish is suave, alisar, raso, pulimentar, liso, plano