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smooth [ smu:ð] a.平滑的;平静的

smooth out 把…开平;消除;解决

smooth over 掩饰;调停,平息

smooth [smu:ð] a. 光滑的; 平坦的

smooth [smu:ð] v.平滑的

smoothing 平滑

畅通工程 Smooth Traffic Project

平稳过渡 smooth transition

smooth flight 平稳的飞行

smooth transfer of government 政权顺利交接

smooth transition 顺利过渡;平稳过渡

She is a smooth talker.
她净说好话。

The smooth surface of the lake reflected the light of the house.
平静如镜的湖面映射出房屋的灯光。

Her skin is as smooth as silk.
她的皮肤像丝绸一样光滑。

She smoothed out wrinkles out of the tablecloth.
她把桌布上的皱褶弄平。

She smoothed suntan lotion over her arms.
她轻轻地把防晒油涂在胳膊上。

他的嘴甜着呢。
He's a smooth talker.
Watch out for him. (你得小心点儿他。)
Why? (为什么?)
He's a smooth talker. (他的嘴甜着呢。)
He's honey-tongued.

A smooth sea never made a skillful mariner.
平静的海洋练不出熟练的水手。

Smooth water runs deep.
大智若愚。

Take the rough with the smooth.
既能享乐也能吃苦。

The course of true love never did run smooth.
好事多磨。

@@@ 解决, 处理
at the mercy of 任由...处置; 完全受...支配
cope with 对付...; 妥善处理棘手之事
deal with 1.涉及, 论及; 讨论
2.对付, 处置
dispose of 1.除去; 扔掉
2.解决, 处理
disposal of 处理, 处置
do without 没有...也行, 没有...而设法对付过去
get away with 做错事而未受处罚
get by 勉强维持; 对付
get off with 使免遭处罚
get out of the way 解决, 完成; 除去
look after 照料, 照顾; 负责处理
make the best of 善处(逆境); 尽量做好
put to death 处死
smooth out 消除/解决(困难、障碍等)
straighten out 搞清楚, 澄清; 解决
take care of 1.负责, 处理
2.照顾, 照应; 爱护
turn over to 把...交给...(来定或来处理)
waste disposal 处理废品
work out 1.解决问题; 算出; 设计出
2.做大运动量的锻炼, 健身

@@@ 困难
at a loss 1.困惑, 茫然
2.赔; 亏本
be besieged by/with 被...所围困; 为...所困扰
carry off 成功地应付(困难)局面; 赢得
come through 熬过(困难、危险等)而活下来
come up against 碰到, 面临(困难、反对等)
easier said than done [谚]说起来容易做起来难
face up to 正视, 勇敢地面对(不愉快或难以接受的事情)
get (sb.) into hot water 使(某人)处于困境
get into trouble 陷入困境; 招致麻烦
go hard with 使某人为难或痛苦
help out 帮助, 帮忙(尤指摆脱困境或危难)
in trouble 处在不幸/苦恼/困境中
make sense out of sth. 弄懂或理解困难或看似无法理解的事物
rally (a)round 集结在一起(以应付困难, 帮助某人)
rare breed 凤毛麟角, 稀罕, 难得
run into 1.偶然碰见
2.撞上
3.遭遇(危险、困难等)
run up against 遇到(困难、问题、麻烦等)
smooth out 消除/解决(困难、障碍等)
sth. is tied up 某物被困住
That's easier said than done. 说来容易, 做起来难.
tide over (通过提供所需)帮助(某人)渡过(难关等)
too good to be true 太好以致于不现实, 令人难以置信
turn one's back on 1.(在困难时)不愿帮助; 不理睬, 避开
2.抛弃, 离弃

安详的 smooth; matronly; serene; unruffled; composed

变平滑 smooth

安稳 [ān wěn] /smooth and steady/

八面玲珑 [bā miàn líng lóng] /be smooth and slick (in establishing social relations)/

刨 [bào] /a plane/to plane/level or make smooth/

畅 [chàng] /smooth/fluent/joyful/happy/

光滑 [guāng hua ] /glossy/sleek/smooth/

滑 [huá] /comical/cunning/slippery/smooth/

流畅 [liú chàng] /flowing (of speech, writing)/smooth and easy/

抿 [mǐn] /purse up (lips)/to smooth/

平稳 [píng wěn] /smooth/steady/

润 [rùn] /smooth/moist/

润滑 [rùn huá] /smooth/

舒展 [shū zhǎn] /(v) unroll; smooth out; unfold/

坦 [tǎn] /flat/open-hearted/level/smooth/

通顺 [tōng shùn] /smooth/clear and coherent/

熨 [yù] /reconciled/smooth/

匀溜 [yún liu ] /even and smooth/

{adj: beardless, smooth-faced} lacking hair on the face
"a smooth-faced boy of 14 years"

{adj: beaten} much trodden and worn smooth or bare
"did not stray from the beaten path"

{adj: bright, burnished, lustrous, shining, shiny} made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
"bright silver candlesticks"
"a burnished brass knocker"
"she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves"
"rows of shining glasses"
"shiny black patents"

{adj: cantabile, singing} smooth and flowing

{adj: clean-shaven, smooth-shaven, well-shaven} closely shaved recently

{adj: close, tight} of textiles
"a close weave"
"smooth percale with a very tight weave"

{adj: coated} having a coating; covered with an outer layer or film; often used in combination
"coated paper has a smooth polished coating especially suitable for halftone printing"
"sugar-coated pills"
<-> uncoated

{adj: deceitful, fallacious, fraudulent} intended to deceive
"deceitful advertising"
"fallacious testimony"
"smooth, shining, and deceitful as thin ice" - S.T.Coleridge
"a fraudulent scheme to escape paying taxes"

{adj: dressed, polished} (of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth

{adj: eloquent, facile, fluent, silver, silver-tongued, smooth-spoken} expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
"able to dazzle with his facile tongue"
"silver speech"

{adj: entire} (of leaves or petals) having a smooth edge; not broken up into teeth or lobes

{adj: fine-textured, smooth-textured} having a smooth, fine-grained structure

{adj: fine} of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles
"wood with a fine grain"
"fine powdery snow"
"fine rain"
"batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave"
"covered with a fine film of dust"
<-> coarse

{adj: fluent, fluid, liquid, smooth} smooth and unconstrained in movement
"a long, smooth stride"
"the fluid motion of a cat"
"the liquid grace of a ballerina"

{adj: glabrous} having no hair or similar growth; smooth
"glabrous stems"
"glabrous leaves"
"a glabrous scalp"

{adj: glib, glib-tongued, smooth-tongued} artfully persuasive in speech
"a glib tongue"
"a smooth-tongued hypocrite"

{adj: glossy, calendered} (of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers
"calendered paper"
"a dress of glossy sateen"

{adj: glossy, satiny, sleek, silken, silky, silklike, slick} having a smooth, gleaming surface
"glossy auburn hair"
"satiny gardenia petals"
"sleek black fur"
"silken eyelashes"
"silky skin"
"a silklike fabric"
"slick seals and otters"

{adj: ingratiating, insinuating, ingratiatory} calculated to please or gain favor
"a smooth ingratiating manner"

{adj: ironed} (of linens or clothes) smoothed with a hot iron
<-> unironed

{adj: legato, smooth} (music) without breaks between notes; smooth and connected
"a legato passage"
<-> staccato

{adj: liquid} smooth and flowing in quality; entirely free of harshness
"the liquid song of a robin"

{adj: lubricious} having a smooth or slippery quality
"the skin of cephalopods is thin and lubricious"

{adj: lumpy} having lumps; not smooth and even in texture
"lumpy gravy"

{adj: placid, quiet, still, tranquil, smooth, unruffled} (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves
"a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"
"the quiet waters of a lagoon"
"a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"
"a smooth channel crossing"
"scarcely a ripple on the still water"
"unruffled water"

{adj: plastered, slicked} (of hair) made smooth by applying a sticky or glossy substance
"black hair plastered with pomade"

{adj: polished} perfected or made shiny and smooth
"his polished prose"
"in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes"
"freshly polished silver"
<-> unpolished

{adj: politic, smooth, suave, bland} smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
"he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage"
"the hostess averted a confrontation between two guests with a diplomatic change of subject"
"the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error"
"affable, suave, moderate men...smugly convinced of their respectability" - Ezra Pound

{adj: rough, rocky, bumpy, jolty, jolting, jumpy} causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
"a rough ride"
<-> smooth

{adj: rough, unsmooth} having or caused by an irregular surface
"trees with rough bark"
"rough ground"
"rough skin"
"rough blankets"
"his unsmooth face"
<-> smooth

{adj: rough} of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped
<-> smooth

{adj: sliding} being a smooth continuous motion

{adj: smooth-bodied} having a smooth body

{adj: smooth-haired} having hair that feels smooth

{adj: smooth-shelled} having a smooth shell

{adj: smooth-skinned} having smooth skin

{adj: smoothed, smoothened} made smooth by ironing

{adj: smooth} having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities
"smooth skin"
"a smooth tabletop"
"smooth fabric"
"a smooth road"
"water as smooth as a mirror"
<-> rough

{adj: smooth} lacking obstructions or difficulties
"the bill's path through the legislature was smooth and orderly"

{adj: smooth} of motion that runs or flows or proceeds without jolts or turbulence
"a smooth ride"
<-> rough

{adj: smooth} of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth
<-> rough

{adj: unburnished} of metals e.g.; not made shiny and smooth by friction

{adj: unpermed} not having had a permanent wave
"smooth glossy unpermed hair"

{adj: unpolished} not carefully reworked or perfected or made smooth by polishing
"dull unpolished shoes"
<-> polished

{adj: unpressed} (of clothing) not smoothed with heat

{adj: unsmoothed} not having been made smooth by having hands run over the surface

{adj: velvet, velvety, velvet-textured} smooth and soft to sight or hearing or touch or taste

{adj: velvet, velvety} resembling velvet in having a smooth soft surface

{adj: waterworn} (of rocks especially) worn smooth by the action of water

{adv: outwardly, externally} with respect to the outside
"outwardly, the figure is smooth"

{adv: smoothly} in a smooth and diplomatic manner
"`And now,' he said smoothly, `we will continue the conversation'"

{n: American smooth dogfish, Mustelus canis} found along the Atlantic coast of the Americas

{n: Boston bull, Boston terrier} small pug-faced American terrier breed having a smooth brindle or black coat with white markings

{n: Brabancon griffon} a variety of Brussels griffon having a short smooth coat

{n: Brittany spaniel} tall active short-tailed French breed of bird dog having a usually smooth orange- or liver-and-white coat

{n: Cacalia, genus Cacalia} genus of tall smooth herbs of forested mountains of Europe and Asia minor; in some classifications includes many plants usually placed in genus Emilia

{n: Corticium, genus Corticium} genus of fungi having simple smooth sporophores; some are parasitic on wood or economic crops; some species formerly placed in form genus Rhizoctinia

{n: Cortinarius mutabilis, purple-staining Cortinarius} a fungus with a reddish purple cap having a smooth slimy surface; close violet gills; all parts stain dark purple when bruised

{n: Europa} the 4th largest of Jupiter's satellites; covered with a smooth shell of frozen water

{n: European hornbeam, Carpinus betulus} medium-sized Old World tree with smooth grey bark and leaves like beech that turn yellow-orange in autumn

{n: Great Dane} very large powerful smooth-coated breed of dog

{n: Gyromitra esculenta, brain mushroom, beefsteak morel} a poisonous gyromitra; the surface of the fertile body is smooth at first and becomes progressively undulating and wrinkled (but never truly pitted); color varies from dull yellow to brown

{n: Gyromitra sphaerospora, round-spored gyromitra} a gyromitra with a brown puffed up fertile part and a rosy pink fluted stalk and smooth round spores; found on hardwood slash east of the Great Plains

{n: Hamburg parsley, turnip-rooted parsley, Petroselinum crispum tuberosum} parsley with smooth leaves and enlarged edible taproot resembling a savory parsnip

{n: Helvella sulcata} a helvella with an irregularly convoluted cap that is dark brown when young and becomes dull grey with age; the lower surface of the cap is smooth and pale grey; the stalk is thick and deeply fluted

{n: Jacob's rod} asphodel having erect smooth unbranched stem either flexuous or straight

{n: Mustelus, genus Mustelus} smooth dogfishes

{n: Mytilus, genus Mytilus} type genus of the family Mytilidae: smooth-shelled marine mussels

{n: Nauclea, genus Nauclea} small genus of evergreen tropical shrubs or trees with smooth leathery leaves

{n: Pholiota astragalina} a fungus with a smooth orange cap and yellow gills and pale yellow stalk

{n: Pholiota flavida} a fungus that grows in clusters on the ground; cap is brownish orange with a surface that is smooth and slightly sticky; whitish gills and a cylindrical brown stalk

{n: Rhynia, genus Rhynia} type genus of the Rhyniaceae; small leafless dichotomously branching fossil plants with terminal sporangia and smooth branching rhizomes

{n: Rosellinia, genus Rosellinia} fungi having smooth perithecia with dark one-celled ascospores

{n: Russia leather} a smooth leather tanned with willow, birch, or oak, and scented on the flesh side with birch oil

{n: Scleroderma bovista, smooth earthball} an earthball with a peridium that is firm dry and smooth when young but developing cracks when mature; pale orange-yellow when young and reddish brown at maturity

{n: Scleroderma flavidium, star earthball} an earthball with a smooth upper surface that is at first buried in sand; the top of the fruiting body opens up to form segments like the ray of an umbel

{n: Septobasidium, genus Septobasidium} type genus of Septobasidiaceae: smooth shelf fungi usually having a well-developed sometimes thick-walled hypobasidium

{n: Staffordshire bullterrier, Staffordshire bull terrier} English breed of strong stocky dog having a broad skull and smooth coat

{n: Tilia, genus Tilia} deciduous trees with smooth usually silver-grey bark of North America and Europe and Asia: lime trees; lindens; basswood

{n: Triakidae, family Triakidae} small sharks with smooth skins and lacking spines on their dorsal fins

{n: Verpa conica, conic Verpa} a morel with a fertile portion that has a relatively smooth surface; the stalk is fragile

{n: Virginia bluebell, Virginia cowslip, Mertensia virginica} smooth erect herb of eastern North America having entire leaves and showy blue flowers that are pink in bud

{n: Weimaraner} large breed of hound having a smooth greyish coat; originated in Germany

{n: Wynnea americana} a fungus composed of several apothecia that look like elongated rabbit ears; the sterile surface is dark brown and warty; the fertile surface is smooth and pinkish orange

{n: Zamboni} the trademark for a machine that smooths the ice in an ice-skating rink

{n: abrader, abradant} a tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing

{n: acorn} fruit of the oak tree: a smooth thin-walled nut in a woody cup-shaped base

{n: alpha receptor, alpha-adrenergic receptor, alpha-adrenoceptor} receptors postulated to exist on nerve cell membranes of the sympathetic nervous system in order to explain the specificity of certain agents that affect only some sympathetic activities (such as vasoconstriction and relaxation of intestinal muscles and contraction of smooth muscles)

{n: antialiasing} (computer graphics) a technique that is used to smooth jagged distortions in curves and diagonal lines so they appear smoother

{n: antispasmodic, spasmolytic, antispasmodic agent} a drug used to relieve or prevent spasms (especially of the smooth muscles)

{n: autonomic nervous system, ANS} the part of the nervous system of vertebrates that controls involuntary actions of the smooth muscles and heart and glands

{n: basenji} small smooth-haired breed of African origin having a tightly curled tail and the inability to bark

{n: basset, basset hound} smooth-haired breed of hound with short legs and long ears

{n: beagle} a small short-legged smooth-coated breed of hound

{n: beech, beech tree} any of several large deciduous trees with rounded spreading crowns and smooth grey bark and small sweet edible triangular nuts enclosed in burs; north temperate regions

{n: blewits, Clitocybe nuda} edible agaric that is pale lilac when young; has a smooth moist cap

{n: bluestem, blue stem, Andropogon furcatus, Andropogon gerardii} tall grass with smooth bluish leaf sheaths grown for hay in the United States

{n: bologna, Bologna sausage} large smooth-textured smoked sausage of beef and veal and pork

{n: botulinum toxin A, Botox} a neurotoxin (trade name Botox) that is used clinically in small quantities to treat strabismus and facial spasms and other neurological disorders characterized by abnormal muscle contractions; is also used by cosmetic surgeons to smooth frown lines temporarily

{n: boulder, bowlder} a large smooth mass of rock detached from its place of origin

{n: burr} rotary file for smoothing rough edges left on a workpiece

{n: butterfish} any of numerous small flat Atlantic food fish having smooth skin

{n: butternut squash, Cucurbita maxima} plant bearing buff-colored squash having somewhat bottle-shaped fruit with fine-textured edible flesh and a smooth thin rind

{n: calcium blocker, calcium-channel blocker} any of a class of drugs that block the flow of the electrolyte calcium (either in nerve cell conduction or smooth muscle contraction of the heart); has been used in the treatment of angina or arrhythmia or hypertension or migraine

{n: calender} a machine that smooths or glazes paper or cloth by pressing it between plates or passing it through rollers

{n: canter, lope} a smooth three-beat gait; between a trot and a gallop

{n: chanterelle, chantarelle, Cantharellus cibarius} widely distributed edible mushroom rich yellow in color with a smooth cap and a pleasant apricot aroma

{n: cheddar, cheddar cheese, Armerican cheddar, American cheese} hard smooth-textured cheese; originally made in Cheddar in southwestern England

{n: chimaera} a deep-sea fish with a tapering body, smooth skin, and long threadlike tail

{n: collards, collard greens} kale that has smooth leaves

{n: collard} variety of kale having smooth leaves

{n: common oak, English oak, pedunculate oak, Quercus robur} medium to large deciduous European oak having smooth leaves with rounded lobes; yields hard strong light-colored wood

{n: contretemps} an awkward clash
"he tried to smooth over his contretemps with the policeman"

{n: copperplate, copperplate engraving} an engraving consisting of a smooth plate of copper that has been etched or engraved

{n: cynancum} any of various mostly giant tropical lianas of Africa and Madagascar having greenish or purple flowers and long smooth pods; roots formerly used as an emetic

{n: dalmatian, coach dog, carriage dog} a large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots; originated in Dalmatia

{n: doeskin} a fine smooth soft woolen fabric

{n: double Gloucester} a smooth firm mild orange-red cheese

{n: drafting board, drawing board} a smooth board on which paper is placed for making drawings

{n: dundathu pine, queensland kauri, smooth bark kauri, Agathis robusta} Australian timber tree resembling the kauri but having wood much lighter in weight and softer

{n: dwarf flowering almond, Prunus glandulosa} small Chinese shrub with smooth unfurrowed dark red fruit grown especially for its red or pink or white flowers

{n: eburnation} a change that occurs in degenerative joint disease in which bone is converted into a dense smooth substance resembling ivory

{n: eel} voracious snakelike marine or freshwater fishes with smooth slimy usually scaleless skin and having a continuous vertical fin but no ventral fins

{n: enamel} any smooth glossy coating that resembles ceramic glaze

{n: entire leaf} a leaf having a smooth margin without notches or indentations

{n: facet} a smooth surface (as of a bone or cut gemstone)

{n: file} a steel hand tool with small sharp teeth on some or all of its surfaces; used for smoothing wood or metal

{n: filing} the act of using a file (as in shaping or smoothing an object)

{n: float, plasterer's float} a hand tool with a flat face used for smoothing and finishing the surface of plaster or cement or stucco

{n: flowering almond, oriental bush cherry, Prunus japonica} woody oriental plant with smooth unfurrowed red fruit grown especially for its white or pale pink blossoms

{n: flywheel} regulator consisting of a heavy wheel that stores kinetic energy and smooths the operation of a reciprocating engine

{n: frank, frankfurter, hotdog, hot dog, dog, wiener, wienerwurst, weenie} a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll

{n: genus Philodendron} any of several tropical American climbing plants with smooth shiny evergreen leaves

{n: genus Sabbatia} genus of smooth slender North American herbs with showy flowers

{n: glabella, mesophyron} a smooth prominence of the frontal bone between and above the eyebrows; the most forward projecting point of the forehead in the midline at the level of the supraorbital ridges

{n: glossy} a photograph that is printed on smooth shiny paper

{n: grading, leveling} changing the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface

{n: great Solomon's-seal, Polygonatum biflorum, Polygonatum commutatum} North American perennial herb with smooth foliage and drooping tubular greenish flowers

{n: harrow} a cultivator that pulverizes or smooths the soil

{n: hernia, herniation} rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes

{n: honeydew, honeydew melon} the fruit of a variety of winter melon vine; a large smooth greenish-white melon with pale green flesh

{n: iron, smoothing iron} home appliance consisting of a flat metal base that is heated and used to smooth cloth

{n: ironing} the work of using heat to smooth washed clothes in order to remove any wrinkles

{n: ivory, tusk} a hard smooth ivory colored dentine that makes up most of the tusks of elephants and walruses

{n: jaconet} a lightweight cotton cloth with a smooth and slightly stiff finish; used for clothing and bandages

{n: jaggedness} something irregular like a bump or crack in a smooth surface

{n: kick} the sudden stimulation provided by strong drink (or certain drugs)
"a sidecar is a smooth drink but it has a powerful kick"

{n: kid, kidskin} soft smooth leather from the hide of a young goat
"kid gloves"

{n: landing} the act of coming down to the earth (or other surface)
"the plane made a smooth landing"
"his landing on his feet was catlike"

{n: leather} an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning

{n: leiomyoma} benign tumor of smooth muscle (usually in the uterus or digestive tract)

{n: leiomyosarcoma} sarcoma of smooth muscle; occurs most often digestive tract or uterus or bladder or prostate

{n: lubricant, lubricator, lubricating substance, lube} a substance capable of reducing friction by making surfaces smooth or slippery

{n: lubrication} the condition of having been made smooth or slippery by the application of a lubricant

{n: mallet, beetle} a tool resembling a hammer but with a large head (usually wooden); used to drive wedges or ram down paving stones or for crushing or beating or flattening or smoothing

{n: mango} large oval tropical fruit having smooth skin, juicy aromatic pulp, and a large hairy seed

{n: manila, manila paper, manilla, manilla paper} a strong paper or thin cardboard with a smooth light brown finish made from e.g. Manila hemp

{n: marrow, marrow squash, vegetable marrow} any of various squash plants grown for their elongated fruit with smooth dark green skin and whitish flesh

{n: mastiff} an old breed of powerful deep-chested smooth-coated dog used chiefly as a watchdog and guard dog

{n: mesenchyme} mesodermal tissue that forms connective tissue and blood and smooth muscles

{n: mess, messiness, muss, mussiness} a state of confusion and disorderliness
"the house was a mess"
"she smoothed the mussiness of the bed"

{n: methacholine, Mecholyl} parasympathomimetic drug (trademark Mecholyl) that stimulates secretions and smooth muscle activity

{n: mockernut, mockernut hickory, black hickory, white-heart hickory, big-bud hickory, Carya tomentosa} smooth-barked North American hickory with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard-shelled edible nut

{n: moon shell, moonshell} marine gastropods having smooth rounded shells that form short spires

{n: moth mullein, Verbascum blattaria} European mullein with smooth leaves and large yellow or purplish flowers; naturalized as a weed in North America

{n: musculus sphincter ani internus} an internal ring of smooth muscle formed by circular fibers of the rectum

{n: musculus sphincter ductus choledochi} the smooth muscle sphincter of the common bile duct

{n: musculus sphincter ductus pancreatici} the smooth muscle sphincter of the main pancreatic duct

{n: myometrium} the smooth muscle forming the wall of the uterus

{n: nectarine, nectarine tree, Prunus persica nectarina} variety or mutation of the peach bearing fruit with smooth skin and (usually) yellow flesh

{n: nectarine} a variety or mutation of the peach that has a smooth skin

{n: nerita} a neritid gastropod having a short smooth or spirally ridged shell with thick usually toothed outer lip and toothed operculum

{n: noctuid moth, noctuid, owlet moth} usually dull-colored medium-sized nocturnal moth; the usually smooth-bodied larvae are destructive agricultural pests

{n: operation} the activity of operating something (a machine or business etc.)
"her smooth operation of the vehicle gave us a surprisingly comfortable ride"

{n: othonna} a South African plant of the genus Othonna having smooth often fleshy leaves and heads of yellow flowers

{n: pageboy} a smooth hair style with the ends of the hair curled inward

{n: paloverde} a thorny shrub of the genus Cercidium that grows in dry parts of the southwestern United States and adjacent Mexico; has smooth light green bark and racemes of yellow flowers and small leaves

{n: papaverine, Kavrin} an alkaloid medicine (trade name Kavrin) obtained from opium; used to relax smooth muscles; it is nonaddictive

{n: parnassia, grass-of-Parnassus} any of various usually evergreen bog plants of the genus Parnassia having broad smooth basal leaves and a single pale flower resembling a buttercup

{n: pearl} a smooth lustrous round structure inside the shell of a clam or oyster; much valued as a jewel

{n: pebble} a small smooth rounded rock

{n: pecan} smooth brown oval nut of south central United States

{n: plane, carpenter's plane, woodworking plane} a carpenter's hand tool with an adjustable blade for smoothing or shaping wood
"the cabinetmaker used a plane for the finish work"

{n: plane, planer, planing machine} a power tool for smoothing or shaping wood

{n: plastering trowel} a trowel used to spread and smooth plaster

{n: plaster} a mixture of lime or gypsum with sand and water; hardens into a smooth solid; used to cover walls and ceilings

{n: plum, plum tree} any of several trees producing edible oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single hard stone

{n: plum} any of numerous varieties of small to medium-sized round or oval fruit having a smooth skin and a single pit

{n: pointer, Spanish pointer} a strong slender smooth-haired dog of Spanish origin having a white coat with brown or black patches; scents out and points game

{n: poison ash, poison dogwood, poison sumac, Toxicodendron vernix, Rhus vernix} smooth American swamp shrub with pinnate leaves and greenish flowers followed by greenish white berries; yields an irritating oil

{n: polish, gloss, glossiness, burnish} the property of being smooth and shiny

{n: privet} any of various Old World shrubs having smooth entire leaves and terminal panicles of small white flowers followed by small black berries; many used for hedges

{n: prostaglandin} a potent substance that acts like a hormone and is found in many bodily tissues (and especially in semen); produced in response to trauma and may affect blood pressure and metabolism and smooth muscle activity

{n: pug, pug-dog} small compact smooth-coated breed of Asiatic origin having a tightly curled tail and broad flat wrinkled muzzle

{n: pupillary sphincter, musculus sphincter pupillae} a ring of smooth muscle surrounding the iris

{n: pyinma} relatively hard durable timber from the Queen's crape myrtle; light reddish brown, smooth and lustrous

{n: quark cheese, quark} fresh unripened cheese of a smooth texture made from pasteurized milk, a starter, and rennet

{n: regression line, regression curve} a smooth curve fitted to the set of paired data in regression analysis; for linear regression the curve is a straight line

{n: richweed, clearweed, dead nettle, Pilea pumilla} a plants of the genus Pilea having drooping green flower clusters and smooth translucent stems and leaves

{n: roble, Platymiscium trinitatis} large tree of Trinidad and Guyana having odd-pinnate leaves and violet-scented axillary racemes of yellow flowers and long smooth pods; grown as a specimen in parks and large gardens

{n: roughness, raggedness} a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven
<-> smoothness

{n: router plane} a woodworking plane with a narrow cutting head that will make grooves with smooth bottoms

{n: sand dropseed, Sporobolus cryptandrus} erect smooth grass of sandy places in eastern North America

{n: satin weave} a weave in which the filling and warp threads intersect in such a way as to give a smooth compact surface with no distinguishable twill line

{n: satinwood, West Indian satinwood, Zanthoxylum flavum} West Indian tree with smooth lustrous and slightly oily wood

{n: satin} a smooth fabric of silk or rayon; has a glossy face and a dull back

{n: satsuma} medium-sized largely seedless mandarin orange with thin smooth skin

{n: sharkskin} a smooth crisp fabric

{n: shell} a rigid covering that envelops an object
"the satellite is covered with a smooth shell of ice"

{n: shining, polishing} the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it
"the shining of shoes provided a meager living"
"rbry Dunday he gave his car a good polishing"

{n: shortia} any plant of the genus Shortia; evergreen perennial herbs with smooth leathery basal leaves and showy white solitary flowers

{n: shuffleboard, shovelboard} a game in which players use long sticks to shove wooden disks onto the scoring area marked on a smooth surface

{n: silkiness, sleekness} the smooth feel of silk fabric

{n: smooth alder, hazel alder, Alnus serrulata} common shrub of the eastern United States with smooth bark

{n: smooth aster} a variety of aster

{n: smooth crabgrass, Digitaria ischaemum} a weed

{n: smooth darling pea, Swainsona galegifolia} erect or trailing perennial of eastern Australia having axillary racemes of blue to purple or red flowers

{n: smooth dogfish} small bottom-dwelling shark found along both Atlantic coasts

{n: smooth green snake, Opheodrys vernalis} of western and central United States

{n: smooth hammerhead, Sphyrna zygaena} fished for the hides and vitamin-rich liver

{n: smooth lip fern, Alabama lip fern, Cheilanthes alabamensis} southeastern United States to northern Mexico and Jamaica

{n: smooth muscle cell} cells of the smooth muscles

{n: smooth muscle, involuntary muscle} a muscle that contracts without conscious control and found in walls of internal organs such as stomach and intestine and bladder and blood vessels (excluding the heart)

{n: smooth muscle} muscle tissue that does not appear striated under the microscope; has the form of thin layers or sheets

{n: smooth plane, smoothing plane} a small plane for finish work

{n: smooth softshell, Trionyx muticus} river turtle of Mississippi basin; prefers running water

{n: smooth sumac, scarlet sumac, vinegar tree, Rhus glabra} common nonpoisonous shrub of eastern North America with waxy compound leaves and green paniculate flowers followed by red berries

{n: smooth winterberry holly} a holly shrub

{n: smooth woodsia, Woodsia glabella} rock-inhabiting fern of Arctic and subarctic Europe to eastern Asia

{n: smooth-haired fox terrier} a fox terrier with smooth hair

{n: smooth-leaved elm, European field elm, Ulmus carpinifolia} European elm with lustrous smooth leaves used as an ornamental

{n: smoothbark} any of several Australian eucalypts having the bark smooth except at or near the base of the trunk

{n: smoothhound, smoothhound shark, Mustelus mustelus} smooth dogfish of European coastal waters

{n: smoothie} a thick smooth drink consisting of fresh fruit pureed with ice cream or yoghurt or milk

{n: smoothness} a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch
"admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs"
"some artists prefer the smoothness of a board"
<-> roughness

{n: smooth} the act of smoothing
"he gave his hair a quick smooth"

{n: snow gum, ghost gum, white ash, Eucalyptus coriacea, Eucalyptus pauciflora} small to medium-sized tree of Australia and Tasmania having smooth white to light-grey bark shedding in patches or strips

{n: spaghetti squash} squash plant bearing oval fruit with smooth yellowish skin and tender stranded flesh resembling spaghetti

{n: spokeshave} a small plane that has a handle on each side of its blade; used for shaping or smoothing cylindrical wooden surfaces (originally wheel spokes)

{n: steamroller, road roller} vehicle equipped with heavy wide smooth rollers for compacting roads and pavements

{n: steel-wool pad} abrader consisting of a pad of steel wool used for polishing or smoothing

{n: table} a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs
"it was a sturdy table"

{n: taffeta} a crisp smooth lustrous fabric

{n: texture} the feel of a surface or a fabric
"the wall had a smooth texture"

{n: true frog, ranid} insectivorous usually semiaquatic web-footed amphibian with smooth moist skin and long hind legs

{n: wall} a vertical (or almost vertical) smooth rock face (as of a cave or mountain)

{n: water beetle} any of numerous aquatic beetles usually having a smooth oval body and flattened hind legs for swimming

{n: web-toed salamander} any of several salamanders with webbed toes and very long extensile tongues; excellent climbers that move with ease over smooth rock surfaces

{n: western narrow-mouthed toad, Gastrophryne olivacea} small secretive toad with smooth tough skin of central and western North America

{n: white mountain ash, Eucalyptus fraxinoides} large tree with dark compact bark on lower trunk but smooth and white above; yields lumber similar to that of European or American ashes

{n: white pine} any of several five-needled pines with white wood and smooth usually light grey bark when young; especially the eastern white pine

{n: whitebark pine, whitebarked pine, Pinus albicaulis} small pine of western North America; having smooth grey-white bark and soft brittle wood; similar to limber pine

{n: whitetip shark, reef whitetip shark, Triaenodon obseus} smooth dogfish of Pacific and Indian oceans and Red Sea having white-tipped dorsal and caudal fins

{n: winter melon, Persian melon, honeydew melon, winter melon vine, Cucumis melo inodorus} any of a variety of muskmelon vines having fruit with a smooth white rind and white or greenish flesh that does not have a musky smell

{n: winter mushroom, Flammulina velutipes} an edible agaric that is available in early spring or late fall when few other mushrooms are; has a viscid smooth orange to brown cap and a velvety stalk that turns black in maturity and pallid gills; often occur in clusters

{v: calender} press between rollers or plates so as to smooth, glaze, or thin into sheets
"calender paper"

{v: condition} apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny
"I condition my hair after washing it"

{v: dimple} mark with, or as if with, dimples
"drops dimpled the smooth stream"

{v: dress} put a finish on
"dress the surface smooth"

{v: file} smooth with a file
"file one's fingernails"

{v: float} make the surface of level or smooth
"float the plaster"

{v: get along with, get on with, get on, get along} have smooth relations
"My boss and I get along very well"

{v: gloss over, skate over, smooth over, slur over, skimp over} treat hurriedly or avoid dealing with properly

{v: iron, iron out} press and smooth with a heated iron
"press your shirts"

{v: lubricate} make slippery or smooth through the application of a lubricant
"lubricate the key"

{v: pinch, vellicate} irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear
"smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth"
"the pain is as if sharp points pinch your back"

{v: plane} make even or smooth, with or as with a carpenter's plane
"plane the top of the door"

{v: polish, smooth, smoothen, shine} (of surfaces) make shine
"shine the silver, please"
"polish my shoes"

{v: rake} level or smooth with a rake
"rake gravel"

{v: render-set} cover with two coats of plaster
"render-set the walls so they'll look nice and smooth"

{v: rough-dry} dry without smoothing or ironing
"rough-dry the laundry"


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