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smooth

absence of roughness.

smooth Darling pea
swainsonagalegifolia.
smooth endoplasmic reticulum
see endoplasmic reticulum.
smooth gousiektebossie
[Af.] pachystigmathamnus.
smooth mouth
said of a horse's dentition when the molars are worn so that dentine and enamel are evenly worn and the tables are completely smooth and have lost their triturating capacity.
smooth rice-flower
pimeleaglauca.
smooth senna
sennafloribunda.
smooth tongue
a congenital defect in cattle characterized by the absence of papillae on the dorsum of the tongue, hypersalivation, poor haircoat and illthrift. Called also epitheliogenesis imperfecta lingua bovis.
smooth witch grass
panicumdichotomiflorum.
References in classic literature ?
I remember when I was at Lilliput, the complexion of those diminutive people appeared to me the fairest in the world; and talking upon this subject with a person of learning there, who was an intimate friend of mine, he said that my face appeared much fairer and smoother when he looked on me from the ground, than it did upon a nearer view, when I took him up in my hand, and brought him close, which he confessed was at first a very shocking sight.
And the Tremolino, in a fierce breeze and in much smoother water, swung on easily under her one sail, with something appallingly careless in the joyous freedom of her motion.
Matthew, and Lisbeth had been standing close by him for some minutes, stroking his hair, which was smoother than usual this morning, and looking down at the large page with silent wonderment at the mystery of letters.
Having happily accomplished these difficult portages, the party, on the 19th of July, arrived at a smoother part of the river, and pursued their way up the stream with greater speed and facility.
There is surf for those who like it, and smoother water beyond for those whose ideals in bathing are not confined to jumping up and down on a given jelly-fish.