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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 ?
For going smoothly and easily," said Sancho at this, "give me my Dapple, though he can't go through the air; but on the ground I'll back him against all the amblers in the world.
All at once, a propos of nothing, he would walk softly and smoothly into my room, when I was pacing up and down or reading, stand at the door, one hand behind his back and one foot behind the other, and fix upon me a stare more than severe, utterly contemptuous.
The pit, which my imagination had pictured as bottomless, proved to be not more than a hundred feet in depth; but as its walls were smoothly polished it might as well have been a thousand feet, for I could never hope to escape without outside assistance.
It reminds you of a placid rivulet, meandering smoothly through green pastures and shaded by pleasant trees, till at last it falls into the vasty sea; but the sea is so calm, so silent, so indifferent, that you are troubled suddenly by a vague uneasiness.
The dreamy night of magical enchantments stole smoothly on.
Even in the best, most friendly and simplest relations of life, praise and commendation are essential, just as grease is necessary to wheels that they may run smoothly.
You will find life run quite smoothly, and I do not think that you will be troubled with me when you come back from America.
Everything went smoothly, and I laughed at Ernest when he looked upon the very smoothness as something ominous.
Much more smoothly than a live horse,' Alice said, with a little scream of laughter, in spite of all she could do to prevent it.
The donkeys galloped, the wagon rolled on smoothly, the boys slept (Lamp-Wick snored like a dormouse) and the little, fat driver sang sleepily between his teeth.
The hut's walls rose without difficulty, and everything went smoothly until the problem of the roof confronted me.
In her soft grey dinner-gown, her brown hair smoothly brushed back, a pearl necklace around her long, delicate neck, she seemed to him a very exquisite embodiment of those memories which he had been carrying about throughout the afternoon.