Definition of Semigloss

1. Noun. A paint that dries with a finish between glossy and flat.

Generic synonyms: Paint, Pigment



Definition of Semigloss

1. Adjective. Slightly shiny, between matte (or flat) and gloss. Usually used to describe paint. ¹

2. Noun. A slightly glossy paint. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Semigloss

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Semigloss

semiforces
semiforcing
semiform
semiformal
semiformality
semiformally
semiformed
semiforms
semifreddo
semifreddos
semifrozen
semifunctional
semigala
semigeneric
semiglobalization
semigloss (current term)
semiglosses
semiglutin
semigroud
semigrouds
semigroup
semigroupoid
semigroupoids
semigroups
semihallucinatory
semihallucinogenic
semihard
semiheap
semiheaps
semiheavy water

Literary usage of Semigloss

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1. Making the Small Shop Profitable by John Herbert Van Deventer (1918)
"The semigloss finish requires more skill to apply and get right than either of the others. The coat underneath the eggshell or semigloss must be impervious, ..."

2. Building Construction and Superintendence by Frank Eugene Kidder (1915)
"If a semigloss or flat finish is desired with but one coat of enamel, the enamel is to be reduced by mixing into it a portion of the straight zinc- coater ..."

3. Practical Suggestions Regarding the Selection and Use of a Photographic by Austin Kimball Hanks (1910)
""Special Velox" is made in the following surfaces:—Glossy, (enameled); "Velvet", (semigloss) ; Portrait, (smooth-matte); Carbon, (matte) ; Rough, ..."

4. Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housingby David E. Jacobs by David E. Jacobs (1996)
"Among types of paint finishes, gloss, semigloss, and eggshell coatings are much more resistant to abrasive cleaners and the detergents used in followup ..."

5. Forensic Laboratories: Handbook for Facility Planning, Design, Construction edited by Alim A. Fatah, Kathleen M. Higgins (1999)
"Laboratory Finishes Paint: Generally, semigloss enamel interior paint. Epoxy paint is to be used on selected surfaces. Final selection of laboratory wall, ..."

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