glossy


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glossy

a photograph printed on paper that has a smooth shiny surface

glossy

[′gläs·ē]
(optics)
Pertaining to a surface from which much more light is specularly reflected than is diffusely reflected.
References in classic literature ?
Bullfrog, with her glossy ringlets curling on her brow, and two rows of orient pearls gleaming between her parted lips, which wore a most angelic smile.
I thought of the glossy ringlets and pearly teeth; I thought of the Kalydor; I thought of the coachman's bruised ear and bloody nose; I thought of the tender love secrets which she had whispered to the judge and jury and a thousand tittering auditors,--and gave another groan!
He had on him a gown with wide sleeves, of a kind of water chamelot of an excellent azure colour, far more glossy than ours.
She felt very down-hearted; her hair was of that order which, glossy and smooth normally, is dry and harsh and lustreless for several days after being shampooed.
This is partly owing to the dung of a vast multitude of seafowl, and partly to a coating of a hard glossy substance with a pearly lustre, which is intimately united to the surface of the rocks.
The elegance of the grasses, the novelty of the parasitical plants, the beauty of the flowers, the glossy green of the foliage, but above all the general luxuriance of the vegetation, filled me with admiration.
In ascending to my room I was met upon the stairs by a smart, pretty girl of nineteen, with a tidy, dumpy figure, a round face, bright, blooming cheeks, glossy, clustering curls, and little merry brown eyes.
By gymnastics and careful attention to his health he had brought himself to such a point that in spite of his excess in pleasure he looked as fresh as a big glossy green Dutch cucumber.
Easy to apply colour glides onto lips with the aid of a padded applicator which ensures it gets into every crease and crevice, and the brush on gloss adds to the gentle shine, making it glamorously glossy.
BARBERRY shrubs are among the handsomest evergreens to flower in spring, with glossy foliage and prolific golden blossoms.
On Saturday, hundreds of aficionados slowly circled SUVs, slid onto soft leather bucket seats and lovingly caressed glossy fenders - quickly followed by a detailer with a cloth and duster.
PM 4 also has an in-line calender stack and a Metso OptiLoad OL6 calendering unit that help the mill make grade changes between silk and glossy grades.