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English definition of “satin”

satin

noun uk   /ˈsæt.ɪn/ us    /ˈsæt̬.ən/

satin noun (CLOTH)

[U] a type of cloth, sometimes made of silk, that is smooth and shiny on one side but not on the other: a cream satin dress

satin noun (PAINT)

[S or U] (also satin finish) a type of paint that is slightly shiny when it dries
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