Significado de “smooth” - en el Diccionario Inglés

smooth en inglés británico

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smoothadjective

uk /smuːð/ us /smuːð/

smooth adjective (REGULAR)

B1 having a surface or consisting of a substance that is perfectly regular and has no holes, lumps, or areas that rise or fall suddenly:

This custard is deliciously smooth and creamy.
Mix together the butter and sugar until smooth.
The road ahead was flat and smooth.
This moisturizer will help to keep your skin smooth.

Más ejemplos

  • The chocolate mousse was smooth and creamy.
  • The surface had been filed smooth.
  • Knead the dough until smooth.
  • Rub the wood down with fine sandpaper till it is smooth.
  • A smooth, dry surface helps the tiles adhere to the wall.

smooth adjective (NOT INTERRUPTED)

C2 happening without any sudden changes, interruption, or difficulty:

We had a very smooth flight with no turbulence at all.
The car's improved suspension gives a much smoother ride than earlier models.
An efficient transport system is vital to the smooth running of a country's economy.

smooth adjective (NOT SINCERE)

very polite, confident, and able to persuade people, but in a way that is not sincere:

The deputy director is so smooth that many of his colleagues distrust him.
In job interviews, the successful candidates tend to be the smooth talkers who know exactly how to make the right impression.
smoothness
noun [ U ] uk /ˈsmuːð.nəs/ us /ˈsmuːð.nəs/

The wine possesses a smoothness and balanced depth that is rare.
I just love the smoothness of silk.

smoothverb

uk /smuːð/ us /smuːð/

(Definición de smooth del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

smooth en inglés americano

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smoothadjective [ -er/-est only ]

us /smuð/

smooth adjective [ -er/-est only ] (REGULAR)

having a surface or substance that is perfectly regular and has no holes or lumps or areas that rise or fall suddenly:

a smooth surface
Mix together the butter and sugar until smooth.
The baby’s skin is so smooth!

smooth adjective [ -er/-est only ] (NOT INTERRUPTED)

happening without any sudden changes, interruption, inconvenience, or difficulty:

a smooth ride/flight
The bill had a smooth passage through both houses of Congress.

smooth adjective [ -er/-est only ] (POLITE)

polite, confident, and persuasive, esp. in a way that lacks sincerity:

I trust an honest face more than a smooth talker.

smoothverb [ T ]

us /smuð/

smooth verb [ T ] (MAKE EASIER)

to remove difficulties and make something easier to do:

We must do more to smooth the country’s path to democratic reform.

smooth verb [ T ] (MAKE REGULAR)

to make something perfectly flat or regular:

Use fine sandpaper to smooth the surface before varnishing.
She smoothed the wrinkles from her skirt.

(Definición de smooth del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

smooth en inglés de negocios

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smoothverb [ T ]

uk /smuːð/ us

in statistics, to change very high and very low numbers 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 overall picture more easily.

(Definición de smooth del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)