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Smooth

Meanings and phrases

smooth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities
  2. smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication; politic; suave; bland
  3. smooth and unconstrained in movement; fluent; fluid; liquid
  4. of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth
  5. (music) without breaks between notes; smooth and connected; legato
  6. (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves; placid; quiet; still; tranquil; unruffled
  7. of motion that runs or flows or proceeds without jolts or turbulence
  8. lacking obstructions or difficulties

smooth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of smoothing

smooth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; smoothen
  2. make (a surface) shine; polish; smoothen; shine
  3. free from obstructions; smooth out

American smooth dogfish

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. found along the Atlantic coast of the Americas; Mustelus canis

smooth alder

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common shrub of the eastern United States with smooth bark; hazel alder; Alnus serrulata

smooth aster

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a variety of aster

smooth bark kauri

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. Australian timber tree resembling the kauri but having wood much lighter in weight and softer; dundathu pine; queensland kauri; Agathis robusta

smooth crabgrass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a weed; Digitaria ischaemum

smooth darling pea

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. erect or trailing perennial of eastern Australia having axillary racemes of blue to purple or red flowers; Swainsona galegifolia

smooth dogfish

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small bottom-dwelling shark found along both Atlantic coasts

smooth earthball

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an earthball with a peridium that is firm dry and smooth when young but developing cracks when mature; pale orange-yellow when young and reddish brown at maturity; Scleroderma bovista

smooth green snake

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. of western and central United States; Opheodrys vernalis

smooth hammerhead

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. fished for the hides and vitamin-rich liver; Sphyrna zygaena

smooth lip fern

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. southeastern United States to northern Mexico and Jamaica; Alabama lip fern; Cheilanthes alabamensis

smooth muscle

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a muscle that contracts without conscious control and found in walls of internal organs such as stomach and intestine and bladder and blood vessels (excluding the heart); involuntary muscle
  2. muscle tissue that does not appear striated under the microscope; has the form of thin layers or sheets
E.g.
  • muscular arteries contain layers of smooth muscle.
  • This cyclic AMP decreases the smooth muscle tone.
  • The fibrous cap contains macrophages and smooth muscle cells.

smooth muscle cell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. cells of the smooth muscles

smooth out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. free from obstructions; smooth

smooth over

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. treat hurriedly or avoid dealing with properly; gloss over; skate over; slur over; skimp over

smooth plane

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a small plane for finish work; smoothing plane

smooth softshell

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. river turtle of Mississippi basin; prefers running water; Trionyx muticus

smooth sumac

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. common nonpoisonous shrub of eastern North America with waxy compound leaves and green paniculate flowers followed by red berries; scarlet sumac; vinegar tree; Rhus glabra
n.
  1. a holly shrub

smooth woodsia

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. rock-inhabiting fern of Arctic and subarctic Europe to eastern Asia; Woodsia glabella

smooth jazz

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His style is smooth jazz and straight ahead jazz.
  • It also received significant airplay on smooth jazz radio stations.
  • He recorded smooth jazz guitar still played on American airwaves today.

smooth surface

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Michelangelo may also have tried painting in oils on the smooth surface.
  • 8- ) 1.1(1.8) mm with a narrow oval shape with no hair and smooth surface.
  • They have a smooth surface covered in tiny pores from which polyps protrude.

smooth bark

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The smooth bark is a mottled gray color.
  • It is known as "Nude Lady of the Forest" for its soft and smooth bark resembling the "thigh of woman."
  • It has rough bark near the base of the trunk, smooth bark above, lance-shaped adult leaves, flower buds in groups of seven, white flowers and hemispherical fruit.

smooth transition

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The installment of a new king was not always a smooth transition.
  • Per SEC filings, Hannan would also "assist the company for several months to ensure a smooth transition".
  • The board however asked Narvasa to stay until December 31, 2017 to have a smooth transition to his successor.

smooth muscle cells

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The fibrous cap contains macrophages and smooth muscle cells.
  • It does not stimulate as much prostacyclin and NO to induce relaxation on smooth muscle cells.
  • The underlying pathology of CADASIL is progressive hypertrophy of the smooth muscle cells in blood vessels.

very smooth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The egg case is very smooth and lacks external fibrous material.
  • Ideally a Sportpony would move like a Warmblood, and be very smooth, agile, and elastic but on a smaller scale.
  • Reviewers particularly praised its very smooth and fast gameplay, at the expense of the relatively simpler graphics.

smooth manifold

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Let "M" be a smooth manifold and let "x" be a point in "formula_2".
  • Let "M" be a smooth manifold and let "f" ∈ C("M") be a smooth function.
  • A smooth manifold always carries a natural vector bundle, the tangent bundle.

smooth function

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Let be a smooth function such that near the boundary.
  • Thus is a smooth function on , vanishing at .
  • Let "g" be a smooth function on "N" vanishing at "f"("x").

smooth functions

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In particular, they exist, so polynomials are smooth functions.
  • Note that the (metrically incomplete) space of smooth functions is dense in .
  • By Borel's lemma, these are precisely the restrictions of smooth functions on .
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