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Significado de “smooth” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "smooth" - Diccionario Inglés

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smoothadjective

uk   us   /smuːð/
  • smooth adjective (REGULAR)

B1 having a ​surface or consisting of a ​substance that is ​perfectlyregular and has no ​holes, lumps, or ​areas that ​rise or ​fallsuddenly: a smooth ​surface/​texture/​consistency This ​custard is ​deliciously smooth and ​creamy. Mix together the ​butter and ​sugar until smooth. The ​roadahead was ​flat and smooth. This ​moisturizer will ​help to ​keepyour skin smooth.

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smoothness
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈsmuːð.nəs/
The ​winepossesses a smoothness and ​balanceddepth that is ​rare. I just ​love the smoothness of ​silk.

smoothverb

uk   us   /smuːð/
  • smooth verb (REMOVE PROBLEMS)

[T] to ​remove difficulties and make something ​easier to do or ​achieve: We ​encourageparents to ​help smooth ​their children's way through ​school. We must do more to smooth the country's path to ​democraticreform.
  • smooth verb (RUB)

[T + adv/prep] to ​cover the ​surface of something with a ​liquid or ​softsubstance, using ​gentlerubbingmovements: Pour some ​oil into the ​palm of ​yourhand and then smooth it over ​yourarms and ​neck.
(Definition of smooth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "smooth" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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smoothadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /smuð/
having a ​surface or ​substance that is ​perfectlyregular and has no ​holes or ​lumps or ​areas that ​rise or ​fallsuddenly: a smooth ​surface Mix together the ​butter and ​sugar until smooth. The baby’s ​skin is so smooth!
happening without any ​suddenchanges, ​interruption, ​inconvenience, or ​difficulty: a smooth ​ride/​flight The ​bill had a smooth ​passage through both ​houses of ​Congress.
polite, confident, and ​persuasive, esp. in a way that ​lackssincerity: I ​trust an ​honestface more than a smooth ​talker.

smoothverb [T]

 us   /smuð/
  • smooth verb [T] (MAKE EASIER)

to ​removedifficulties and make something ​easier to do: We must do more to smooth the country’s ​path to ​democraticreform.
  • smooth verb [T] (MAKE REGULAR)

to make something ​perfectlyflat or ​regular: Use ​finesandpaper to smooth the ​surface before varnishing. She ​smoothed the ​wrinkles from her ​skirt.
(Definition of smooth from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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smoothverb [T]

uk   us   /smuːð/
in statistics, to ​change very high and very ​lownumbers in a ​series in ​order to show the ​main direction of the ​series more clearly: We've smoothed these ​figures so that you can see the ​overallpicture more easily.
(Definition of smooth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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