surface gloss

deutsch: Oberflächenglanz m
español: brillo superficial
français: brillant de surface
italiano: brillantezza superficiale
中文: 表面光泽
русский: поверхностный глянец m

Multilingual plastics terminology dictionary. 2013.

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  • Gloss (material appearance) — Gloss is an optical property, which is based on the interaction of light with physical characteristics of a surface. It is actually the ability of a surface to reflect light into the specular direction. The factors that affect gloss are the… …   Wikipedia

  • gloss — Ⅰ. gloss [1] ► NOUN 1) the shine on a smooth surface. 2) (also gloss paint) a type of paint which dries to a bright shiny surface. 3) a superficially attractive appearance or impression. ► VERB 1) give a glossy appearance to …   English terms dictionary

  • Gloss — (gl[o^]s), n. [Cf. Icel. glossi a blaze, glys finery, MHG. glosen to glow, G. glosten to glimmer; perh. akin to E. glass.] 1. Brightness or luster of a body proceeding from a smooth surface; polish; as, the gloss of silk; cloth is calendered to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gloss — [n1] shine, sheen appearance, brightness, brilliance, burnish, facade, finish, front, glaze, gleam, glint, glossiness, luster, polish, shimmer, silkiness, sleekness, slickness, surface, varnish, veneer; concepts 611,620 Ant. dullness gloss [n2]… …   New thesaurus

  • gloss — gloss1 [glôs, gläs] n. [prob. < Scand, as in Norw dial. glosa, to gleam: for IE base see GLASS] 1. the brightness or luster of a smooth, polished surface; sheen 2. a deceptively smooth or pleasant outward appearance, as in manners or speech 3 …   English World dictionary

  • Surface metrology — is the measuring of small scale features on surfaces, and is a branch of Metrology. Surface primary form, surface waviness and surface roughness are the parameters most commonly associated with the field. It is important to many disciplines and… …   Wikipedia

  • surface coating — ▪ chemistry Introduction       any mixture of film forming materials plus pigments, solvents, and other additives, which, when applied to a surface and cured or dried, yields a thin film that is functional and often decorative. Surface coatings… …   Universalium

  • Gloss (paint) — Paint comes in a variety of finish gloss levels. These are not standardized, but normally run:* flat * matte * eggshell * satin * semi gloss * high glossDifferent manufacturers group these differently, so some consider flat and matte to be… …   Wikipedia

  • gloss — gloss1 [glɔs US glo:s, gla:s] n [Sense: 1 2, 5 6; Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language.] [Sense: 3 4; Date: 1500 1600; : Old French; Origin: glose, from Latin glossa unusual word that needs explaining , from Greek,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gloss — 1 noun 1 (singular, uncountable) shiny brightness on a surface: shoes shined to a high gloss | The gloss had gone from her dark hair. 2 (singular, uncountable) a pleasant appearance of something, which is better than the truth: The General s… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • gloss — gloss1 [ glɔs ] noun 1. ) singular or uncount the shiny surface of something such as paper, paint, or a photograph: a paint that gives a high (=very shiny) gloss a ) the shiny and attractive appearance of something, especially someone s hair 2. ) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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