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Definition of 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

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

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

Monetary policy cannot do much about long-run growth, all we can try to do is to try to smooth out periods where the economy is depressed because of lack of demand.
Ben Bernanke

I will not be a common man. I will stir the smooth sands of monotony.
Peter O'Toole
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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
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