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gloss

Shiny appearance of a surface. See matt surface.
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The rich, garish colour and the glossiness of the print have certainly simulated the tone of flesh and the glitter of ornaments.
The coating was air dried and again sprayed when the glossiness started disappearing.
Gorgeous with camels and caramels and understated with in-your-face brights, gold is for the woman who wants to make a statement without screaming - just think old-school Jerry Hall glossiness and you're on the right track.
NPCC acts as modifiers to improve flexibility, tensile strength, color-fastness & glossiness, durability and heat resistance of polymers, stabilize dispersion and reduce material cost.
Milad Tauk's cinematography avoids the skincare-ad glossiness that destroys the credibility of some of the region's serious film efforts, but the film's principal strength lies in the writing.
There are important things to look for such as symmetrical face, the glossiness of the hair and lips being perfectly full.
Isotactic polypropylene has many desirable and beneficial physical properties such as high mechanical strength, inertness to various chemical reagents, nontoxicity, high transparency, high glossiness, and so forth.
One hundred consumers compared all of the samples with the controls to determine any sensory differences in terms of orange color, surface moistness, surface glossiness and surface odor.
As the degree of glossiness can be varied, they also can be readily adapted to match the finish of adjacent parts.