luster

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To give a coating or other treatment to impart physical luster
To gleam, have luster
A lustrum, quinquennium, a period of five years, originally the interval between Roman censuses

Mesue and some other Arabians began to reject and reprehend it; upon whose authority, for many following lusters, it was much debased and quite out of request .

By extension, brilliance, attractiveness or splendor

After so many years in the same field, the job had lost its luster.

To give luster, distinguish
Shine, polish or sparkle

He polished the brass doorknob to a high luster.

Refinement, polish or quality

He spoke with all the lustre a seasoned enthusiast should have.

{n} brightness, gloss, renown, a space of five years, a sconce
Born ca 1911 Frony's son, and grandson of Roskus and Dilsey Gibson in The Sound and the Fury He was the last black caretaker of Benjy Compson, when Benjy was in his thirties In the first section of The Sound and the Fury, he was diligently searching for a quarter in order to attend a traveling "show" that was in town Characters named Luster also appear in Absalom, Absalom! and The Reivers
The appearance of a mineral specimen in reflected light It is either metallic or nonmetallic
The quantity and quality of light reflecting from the surfaces of a diamond
{i} gloss, shine, sheen; substance which gives a surface a gloss, polish; radiance, brightness; glory, splendor; cut glass ornament on a chandelier; chandelier or other light decorated with cut glass ornaments; synthetic shiny fabric
The glossy brilliance of a coin seen from the reflection of light off the flow lines
A substance which imparts luster to a surface, as plumbago and some of the glazes
To make lustrous
a metallic or iridescent effect from the application of a thin film of metallic oxide over a glazed, fired ceramic surface, and reheating to fuse the oxide to the underlying glaze
A decorative technique in ceramics in which compounds of silver and copper are applied over the glaze of a previously fired object, which is then refired, resulting in a glittery, metallic surface
{f} coat with a glossy finish, give a sheen to; make lustrous, cause to shine; become lustrous
the visual property of something that shines with reflected light
The light reflective quality of fiber exhibited in shine and gloss
Brightness or sheen of fibers, yarns, carpet or fabrics M
A period of five years, from the Latin word lustrum
a quality that outshines the usual
the amount and strength of light reflected from the surface of a coin
Renown; splendor; distinction; glory
- a metal oxide decoration fired onto a stein; including occasional platinum accents on early Mettlach steins, metal alkali sheens all over some glass steins, and many other types
One who lusts
The brilliance of a coin, resulting from reflection of light off die flow lines
A candlestick, chandelier, girandole, or the like, generally of an ornamental character
By extension, interest, attractiveness, or splendor
A ceramic glaze coating, metallic in nature, which gives the finished piece an iridescent effect
the American spelling of lustre (lustre, from lustro, from lustrare )
The property of wood that enables it to reflect light It depends partly on the angle at which the light strikes the surface and the type of cells exposed on that surface
The appearance and character the surface of a mineral based on light that is reflected from that surface Determining luster involves considering the brilliance of the surface, and estimating its ability to reflect light Metals are said to have a metalic luster; silk, a silky luster; pearls, a pearly luster
a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain a quality that outshines the usual
the reflected light from a coin as determined by its surface texture and quality
A metallic or iridescent effect resulting from the application of a thin film of metallic oxide
Refinement, polish, or quality
1 The reflection of light on a given mineral's surface, classified by intensity and quality 2 The appearance of a given mineral as characterized by the intensity and quality with which it reflects light
The appearance of the surface of a mineral as affected by, or dependent upon, peculiarities of its reflecting qualities
The manner in which light reflects from the surface of a mineral, described by its quality and intensity It is described as metallic, glassy, dull, etc
* The gloss, shine, or luster imparted on the face of any fabric in the finishing process * The power that a cloth has of reflecting light, for example, silk is very lustrous
the shiny quality of new metal Luster decreases as wear increases
Shine, polish, or sparkle
The shine of a rock
a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain
Brilliancy; splendor; brightness; glitter
A period of five years; a lustrum
The appearance of the reflection of light from the surface of a mineral Luster is described as metallic, glassy, dull, etc
A fabric of wool and cotton with a lustrous surface, used for women's dresses
(1) A shiny metallic effect made by painting the surface with metallic oxides that have been dissolved in acid and mixed with an oily medium Firing in oxygen-free conditions at a temperature of about 1150° F (600° C) causes the metal to deposit in a thin film that, after cleaning, has a distinctive shiny surface (2) A glass lighting device, such as a candelabrum or candlestick, decorated with hanging prismatic drops
Brightness or sheen of fibers, yarns, carpet or fabrics
irradiance
lustre
Alternative spelling of luster. Shine, sheen gleam or polish

The brass had a characteristic lustre that practically glowed when it was freshly cleaned.

lustre
By extension, interest, attractiveness, or splendor

After so many years in the same field, the job had lost its luster.

lustreless
Alternative spelling of lusterless
lustering
The brightening of a metal in the crucible when it becomes pure, as in certain refining processes
lustering
The act or process of imparting a luster, as to pottery
lusterless
lacking brilliance or vitality; "a dull lackluster life"; "a lusterless performance"
lusterless
{s} lacking shine, dull, matte
lusterless
Destitute of luster; dim; dull
lusterless
Without luster, dull, not shiny, flat or matte finished
lusterless
lacking luster or shine; "staring with lackluster eyes"; "lusterless hair"
lusters
plural of luster
lustre
A fabric of wool and cotton with a lustrous surface, used for women's dresses
lustre
A substance which imparts luster to a surface, as plumbago and some of the glazes
lustre
To make lustrous
lustre
{f} coat with a glossy finish, give a sheen to; make lustrous, cause to shine; become lustrous (also luster)
lustre
{i} gloss, shine, sheen; substance which gives a surface a gloss, polish; radiance, brightness; glory, splendor; cut glass ornament on a chandelier; chandelier or other light decorated with cut glass ornaments; synthetic shiny fabric (also luster)
lustre
A candlestick, chandelier, girandole, or the like, generally of an ornamental character
lustre
a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain
lustre
Lustre is the qualities that something has that make it interesting and exciting. What do you do if your relationship is beginning to lose its lustre?. In mineralogy, the appearance of a mineral surface in terms of its light-reflecting qualities. Lustre depends on a mineral's refractivity (see refraction), transparency, and structure. Variations in these properties produce different kinds of lustre, from metallic (e.g., gold) to dull (e.g., chalk)
lustre
A property related to the reflectivity of light on a mineral’s surface
lustre
The appearance of the surface of a mineral as affected by, or dependent upon, peculiarities of its reflecting qualities
lustre
the visual property of something that shines with reflected light
lustre
Refinement, polish, or quality
lustre
Shine, sheen gleam or polish
lustre
a quality that outshines the usual
lustre
Renown; splendor; distinction; glory
lustre
A lustrous metallic effect made by painting the surface with metallic oxides which have been dissolved in acid and mixed with an oily medium Firing in oxygen-free conditions at a temperature of about 600C causes the metal to fuse in a thin film which, after cleaning, has a distinctive shiny surface
lustre
A period of five years; a lustrum
lustre
Same as Luster
lustre
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lustre
is the appearance of a pearl's surface judged by its brilliance and ability to reflect light Also called "sheen" or "shimmer" See Orient
lustre
Brilliancy; splendor; brightness; glitter
lustre
lus·tre in AM, use luster1. Lustre is gentle shining light that is reflected from a surface, for example from polished metal. Gold retains its lustre for far longer than other metals It is softer than cotton and nylon and has a similar lustre to silk
lustreless
Destitute of luster; dim; dull
lustreless
{s} lackluster; without luster; lacking brightness; dim
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