Associations to the word «Smooth»


SMOOTH, adjective. Having a texture that lacks friction. Not rough.
SMOOTH, adjective. Without difficulty, problems, or unexpected consequences or incidents.
SMOOTH, adjective. Bland; glib.
SMOOTH, adjective. Flowing or uttered without check, obstruction, or hesitation; not harsh; fluent.
SMOOTH, adjective. (of a person) Suave; sophisticated.
SMOOTH, adjective. (of an action) Natural; unconstrained.
SMOOTH, adjective. (of a motion) Unbroken.
SMOOTH, adjective. (chiefly of water) Placid, calm.
SMOOTH, adjective. (of an edge) Lacking projections or indentations; not serrated.
SMOOTH, adjective. (of food or drink) Not grainy; having an even texture.
SMOOTH, adjective. (of a beverage) Having a pleasantly rounded flavor; neither rough nor astringent.
SMOOTH, adjective. (mathematics) (of a function) Having derivatives of all finite orders at all points within the function’s domain.
SMOOTH, adjective. (math) (of a number) That factors completely into small prime numbers.
SMOOTH, adjective. (linguistics) (classical studies) (of a vowel) Lacking marked aspiration.
SMOOTH, adjective. (of muscles) (medicine) Involuntary and non-striated.
SMOOTH, adverb. Smoothly.
SMOOTH, noun. Something that is smooth, or that goes smoothly and easily.
SMOOTH, noun. A smoothing action.
SMOOTH, noun. A domestic animal having a smooth coat.
SMOOTH, noun. A member of an anti-hippie fashion movement in 1970s Britain.
SMOOTH, noun. (statistics) The analysis obtained through a smoothing procedure.
SMOOTH, verb. To make smooth or even.
SMOOTH, verb. To make straightforward.
SMOOTH, verb. (statistics) (image processing) (digital audio) To capture important patterns in the data, while leaving out noise.
SMOOTH AS A BABY'S BOTTOM, adjective. (simile) Extremely smooth.
SMOOTH AS SILK, adjective. Extremely smooth (in any sense).
SMOOTH AS SILK, adverb. Extremely smooth (in any sense).
SMOOTH BREATHING, noun. (orthography) A diacritic mark in Ancient Greek used to indicate absence of aspiration for an initial vowel, and sometimes for a rho. (ἀ, ῤ)
SMOOTH CALL, verb. (poker) To call a raise, as opposed to folding or reraising, often to disguise the strength of one's hand.
SMOOTH DOWN, verb. (transitive) (idiomatic) To render smooth, to remove roughness from
SMOOTH ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM, noun. (cytology) The region of the endoplasmic reticulum that is not occupied by ribosomes and is involved in the formation of distinct lipids.
SMOOTH FOX TERRIER, noun. A breed of fox terrier having a smooth, flat, but hard and dense coat.
SMOOTH FOX TERRIERS, noun. Plural of smooth fox terrier
SMOOTH HOUND, noun. Any of several small North Atlantic coastal sharks of the genus Mustelus.
SMOOTH JAZZ, noun. (music genre) (jazz) A modern form of jazz first developed in the 1970s that blends in elements of rhythm and blues.
SMOOTH MANIFOLD, noun. A manifold which is infinitely differentiable \((C^\infty)\).
SMOOTH MUSCLE, noun. (muscle) Involuntary muscle which is found within the intestines, throat, uterus, and blood vessel walls.
SMOOTH OPERATOR, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see smooth,‎ operator.
SMOOTH OPERATOR, noun. (idiomatic) A person who accomplishes tasks with efficiency and grace, especially one with verbal skills who is persuasive in interpersonal relationships, negotiation, etc.
SMOOTH OPERATOR, noun. (idiomatic) A skillful, manipulative person, con artist, or clever scoundrel.
SMOOTH OPERATORS, noun. Plural of smooth operator
SMOOTH OUT, verb. (transitive) To make something smooth.
SMOOTH OUT, verb. (intransitive) To become smooth.
SMOOTH OUT, verb. (transitive) To remove irregularities or imperfections.
SMOOTH OVER, verb. (transitive) To make (a rough surface) smooth
SMOOTH OVER, verb. (transitive) to pacify (e.g. rumours)
SMOOTH SAILING, noun. (idiomatic) (uncountable) Used to describe an activity that is not encountering any problems.
SMOOTH SAILING, noun. (idiomatic) (uncountable) Used to describe having sex without a condom.
SMOOTH SNAKE, noun. A nonvenomous snake, Coronella austriaca, native to Eurasia.
SMOOTH SNAKES, noun. Plural of smooth snake
SMOOTH SOLE, noun. A kind of flatfish, the megrim.

Dictionary definition

SMOOTH, noun. The act of smoothing; "he gave his hair a quick smooth".
SMOOTH, verb. Make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing; "smooth the surface of the wood".
SMOOTH, verb. Make (a surface) shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes".
SMOOTH, verb. Free from obstructions; "smooth the way towards peace negotiations".
SMOOTH, adjective. Having a surface free from roughness or bumps or ridges or irregularities; "smooth skin"; "a smooth tabletop"; "smooth fabric"; "a smooth road"; "water as smooth as a mirror".
SMOOTH, adjective. Smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication; "he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage"; "the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error".
SMOOTH, adjective. Of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth.
SMOOTH, adjective. Smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a ballerina".
SMOOTH, adjective. (music) without breaks between notes; smooth and connected; "a legato passage".
SMOOTH, adjective. Of motion that runs or flows or proceeds without jolts or turbulence; "a smooth ride".
SMOOTH, adjective. Lacking obstructions or difficulties; "the bill's path through the legislature was smooth and orderly".
SMOOTH, adjective. (of a body of water) free from disturbance by heavy waves; "a ribbon of sand between the angry sea and the placid bay"; "the quiet waters of a lagoon"; "a lake of tranquil blue water reflecting a tranquil blue sky"; "a smooth channel crossing"; "scarcely a ripple on the still water"; "unruffled water".

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Blaise Pascal