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smooth

1. (of the skin) free from hair
2. not harsh or astringent
3. Maths (of a curve) differentiable at every point
4. Physics (of a plane, surface, etc.) regarded as being frictionless
5. Tennis squash badminton the side of a racket on which the binding strings form a continuous line

smooth

[smüth]
(oceanography)
Comparatively calm water between heavy seas.
(statistics)
To modify a sequential set of numerical data items in a manner designed to reduce the differences in value between adjacent items.
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To estimate fixed-lagged system state x(i d), an alternative FMS smoother is developed using finite measurements Z(i) on the most recent window [i - M, i].
This is necessary for a smoother shave because hair grows in different directions.
baumannii, were more likely to adhere to more textured materials such as cobalt chromium and titanium, compared with smoother materials such as stainless steel.
For lowess, Friedman super smoother, cubic spline, running mean, Whittaker, and EMA, we found parameters to deliver the mandatory features described above (see online Supplemental Fig.
The Foot Smoother helps insure that the skin on the feet remains moisturized.
Google didn't want to publish an update that "isn't ready for prime time," she said Friday, but what's coming next will make Glass smoother and give it a better foundation for other changes: "The pace isn't changing and we're still committed to regular updates for Glass -- even if they're not monthly anymore, because bigger updates just take more time.
PSE heard the voice of its loyal customers when they asked for the performance and features of the DNA with a smoother draw cycle.
"The potassium, vitamins and natural oil ingredients leave your hair stronger with smoother ends," Lee Stafford, celebrity hairdresser.
This funding can be spent on measures to bring smoother, safer and more reliable journeys to the travelling public, whether they are commuting to work or taking the children to school."
According to store managers, some Woods customers are even requesting the new Cold Brew coffee served hot, for its smoother taste.
QUENTIN SAYS: BP Ultimate and Shell V-Power Diesel make your engine run smoother and cleaner.