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lustre

1. The effect of one colour appearing to be situated behind and through another. This can occur when looking in a haploscope when it is called binocular lustre. 2. Appearance of glossiness on a metallic surface.
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On the largest specimen, a sharp, lustrous, largely gemmy, deeply aqua-blue hexagonal prism of aquamarine measuring 2.5 X 2.5 X 16.8 cm rises from a matrix of white subhedral microline crystals, sharp muscovite books and very dark smoky quartz crystals, the latter to 8 cm.
Super Lustrous lip gloss and Ultra Shimmers lipstick are new formulas for the company and extend Revlon's Super Lustrous lip line.
Renewal testers found that attractive, lustrous and radiant lips remained after two days without reapplying, it says.
Scott Kleine pointed out the deep red, lustrous, striated getchellite crystals to 5 mm which lurked in crannies in all these pieces; on one specimen a sharp, relatively enormous getchellite crystal 1.4 cm across could be seen.
This article examines new methods for lustrous carbon defect elimination and offers several solutions, including venting and vacuum exhausting of mold gases during pouring.
lustrous paneling and furniture, as well as strong, dark wall patterns.
Transform yourself into a classic Hollywood siren with glamorous products like Bombshell Bath Crystals, pounds 5.30, Shimmer Powder, pounds 10.50, and Lustrous Body Lotion, pounds 5.25.
It's a lustrous, if lachrymose, romantic fantasy which doesn't deal in any serious way with notions of mortality.
In their brightly colored, cross-hatched leotards (designed by Morales with Gamonet's input), the dancers became lustrous tesserae in a kinetic mosaic, their concentrated effects coalescing for major impact.
THESE HUGE, LUSTROUS SCREEN PRINTS OF AMERICAN SKYSCRAPERS BY SCOTTISH ARTIST JOHN MACKECHNIE REINTERPRET THE HARD-EDGED URBAN REALM AS A RICHLY SENSUOUS, ABSTRACT FUSION OF LIGHT AND COLOUR.
Live broadcasts of United's stumbles against Leeds and Birmingham have revealed the veteran boss is cultivating a clump of lustrous nose hair which, when viewed in HD, begins to resemble the lush CGI jungle in Avatar.
Unearthed in the summer of 2004, the quartz comes as "cathedral" crystals, with complexly stepped, highly lustrous faces, to 60 cm tall; moreover, some individual faces are cavernous "fensters," and there is splotchy color-zoning, so that some of the transparent crystal areas are colorless, some are pale smoky, and some are amethystine.