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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 ?
Towards nine o'clock he smoothed his ruffled aspect, and, presenting as respectable and business-like an exterior as he could overlay his natural self with, issued forth to the occupation of the day.
My aunt smoothed her dress and shook her head, as if she smoothed defiance of the whole world out of the one, and shook it out of the other.
I got rid of my injured feelings for the time, by kicking them into the brewery wall, and twisting them out of my hair, and then I smoothed my face with my sleeve, and came from behind the gate.
She rose and smoothed her hair, which was as usual so extremely smooth that it seemed to be made of one piece with her head and covered with varnish.
Between the spasms of the storm, Helen made the curtain fast, shook the pillows, stretched the bed-clothes, and smoothed the hot nostrils and forehead with cold scent.