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Meaning of smooth

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges
             or irregularities; "smooth skin"; "a smooth tabletop";
             "smooth fabric"; "a smooth road"; "water as smooth as a
             mirror" [ant: {rough}, {unsmooth}]
      2: smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of
         sophistication; "he was too politic to quarrel with so
         important a personage"; "the manager pacified the customer
         with a smooth apology for the error" [syn: {politic},
         {smooth}, {suave}, {bland}]
      3: of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth [ant:
      4: smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth
         stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a
         ballerina" [syn: {fluent}, {fluid}, {liquid}, {smooth}]
      5: (music) without breaks between notes; smooth and connected;
         "a legato passage" [syn: {legato}, {smooth}] [ant:
         {disconnected}, {staccato}]
      6: of motion that runs or flows or proceeds without jolts or
         turbulence; "a smooth ride" [ant: {bumpy}, {jolting},
         {jolty}, {jumpy}, {rocky}, {rough}]
      7: lacking obstructions or difficulties; "the bill's path
         through the legislature was smooth and orderly"
      8: (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves; "a
         ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay";
         "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of tranquil blue
         water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a smooth channel
         crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still water"; "unruffled
         water" [syn: {placid}, {quiet}, {still}, {tranquil},
         {smooth}, {unruffled}]
      n 1: the act of smoothing; "he gave his hair a quick smooth"
      v 1: make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the
           surface of the wood" [syn: {smooth}, {smoothen}] [ant:
      2: make (a surface) shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish
         my shoes" [syn: {polish}, {smooth}, {smoothen}, {shine}]
      3: free from obstructions; "smooth the way towards peace
         negotiations" [syn: {smooth}, {smooth out}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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