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gloss

Shiny appearance of a surface. See matt surface.
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Sendjaja Halim is commenting the promising results: 'We have been able to detect all bobbins with the wrong glossiness.'
In addition, the glossiness was from 72 to 73 satisfying the objective value of 70 and it was confirmed that the required appearance was attained.
As a teacher of academic geography, albeit to university entrance level, for some 44 years, I long ago discovered that the glossiness of a magazine doesn't necessarily mask its content.
This allows the user to modify the color and glossiness of the paint and view how this affects the visibility of the orange peel.
Improved image-based reflections: Allow for a variety of surfaces to reflect an "approximate version of scenes, with varying glossiness across surfaces, anisotropic HDR highlights and anti-aliasing."
Some managed to guide the invasion of Iraq--a futile, baseless venture that cost hundreds of thousands of lives, and over a trillion dollars in spending while continuing to cost more lives to this day, despite media glossiness to the contrary.
With macadamia nut oil, grape seeds and black orchid extract, it offers overnight glossiness to dull, dry or damaged hair.
"A little trick of mine is to apply a tiny amount of serum to the palm of the hand then, using a large make-up brush, lightly sweep over the hair for subtle glossiness and shine," he says.
Everyone, except me, seemed to know the clever little names of all the products like "Her Glossiness", "Hello Flawless", "Sugar Bomb", "Eye Con" and what they all did.
The glossiness of ghee, its sheer sheen, calls up its secret depth and its density: viewing and visualizing color is here a textured experience.
With my growing interest in food, turning pages that house wondrous recipes and techniques had me either earmarking the smooth paper or scribbling with a marker over the glossiness of the magazine.