Definición de smooth en inglés:

smooth

Saltos de línea: smooth
Pronunciación: /smuːð
 
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  • 2(Of movement) without jerks: the trucks gave a smooth ride graphics are excellent, with fast, smooth scrolling
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    • I wanted to see more smooth dives and interconnected movements in the water.
    • In one smooth movement, straighten both legs to stand, bending your elbows to pull the bar up and in toward your chest.
    • During a Swedish massage, your therapist uses long, smooth strokes and kneading movements along your skin.
  • 2.1(Of an action, event, or process) without problems or difficulties: the group’s expansion into the US market was not quite so smooth
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    • We also hope that China will see a smooth transition of political power this year, with rational, gentle and open-minded people rising to power.
    • After that, it'll all happen, and hopefully it'll be a smooth process.
    • Although he could serve as prime minister until 2010, some want a smooth hand-over to Brown sooner.
    Sinónimos
    straightforward, easy, effortless, trouble-free, untroubled, well ordered, simple; plain sailing
  • 3(Of a person or their manner) suavely charming in a way regarded as possibly insincere: his voice was infuriatingly smooth
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    • He was smooth, glib, emollient, full of promises that your hands can't quite grip onto.
    • He combines smooth people skills with cagey tactics.
    • In The Wolf Man, Rains is the perfect lord of the manor with his patrician bearing and smooth manner with the town's officials.
    Sinónimos
    suave, urbane, sophisticated, polished, debonair, courteous, gracious, smooth-tongued, glib, persuasive, slick, oily, ingratiating, unctuous
    informal smarmy
  • 4(Of food or drink) without harshness or bitterness: a lovely, smooth, very fruity wine
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    • Accepting the premise that red wine is smooth, has soft tannins and tastes of vanilla, this is a banker.
    • The praline spread tastes like chocolatey smooth peanut butter.
    • I often find Cinsaut to be a little bland on its own, but it is nicely blended here with Pinotage to form a really smooth wine.
    Sinónimos
    mellow, mild, agreeable, pleasant, bland, soft, soothing

verbo

(also smoothe) [with object] Volver al principio  
  • 1Give (something) a flat, regular surface or appearance: she smoothed out the newspaper you can use glasspaper to smooth the joint
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    • When you soak the prune in water, it swells up, expanding so that the surface stretches and the wrinkles are smoothed out.
    • Run your hand over the sanded surface to make sure it is smoothed out.
    • Even when only the front two seats are occupied small road imperfections are smoothed out and even rough roads are dealt with effectively.
    Sinónimos
    flatten, make flat, level, make level, level out, level off, make even, even off, even out, press (down), roll, steamroll, iron, plane, make uniform, make regular, regularize
  • 1.1Modify (a graph, curve, etc.) so as to lessen irregularities: values are collected over a long period of time so that fluctuations are smoothed out
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    • The cumulative measures smooth graphs and provide an overall indication of directional changes in forecast accuracy.
    • The original curve was smoothed by reconstruction from fewer Fourier coefficients.
    • Divergence scores were averaged over consecutive disjoint sets of 15 genes each to smooth the curves.

adverbio

archaic Volver al principio  
  • In a way that is without difficulties: the course of true love never did run smooth
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    • The stewards who volunteered their time and who made the day run smooth.
    • The course of true love never did run smooth.

Derivativos

smoothable

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  • We describe the classification of del Pezzo surfaces of Picard rank one with smoothable quotient singularities.
  • By the de Rham theorem, the cohomology of de Rham complex of currents on a real manifold and the cohomology of the complex of currents on a complex manifold are both smoothable.
  • By some results in deformation theory it is known that Fano threefolds with Gorenstein terminal singularities are smoothable, while (Minagawa-Sano) Q-Fano threefolds of index at least 1 with terminal singularities are Q-smoothable.

smoother

sustantivo
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  • Retinol and retinoids Retinoid or vitamin-A-based creams remain top smoothers in the anti-aging arsenal - and now advanced formulations help prevent the red, flaky face that was the most common side effect.
  • We used locally weighted scatter plot smoothers (LOWESS curves) to explore the relationship between two variables without fitting a specific model (such as a straight line or predefined distribution).
  • In this analysis, we chose to present results applying nonparametric smoothers with the more stringent convergence criteria set to the values proposed by Dominici and colleagues and requested by the Environmental Protection Agency.

smoothish

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  • The partial success of the euro - a smoothish cash launch, but with underlying economic problems and weakness in the markets - stands to leave Blair, Brown and Britain with an even tougher decision than before.
  • We could see from our own research that in the UK young people are listening less to radio than their parents, and it's in a kind of smoothish decline.
  • That round, smoothish surface indicates water was there present at one time.

Origen

Old English smōth, probably of Germanic origin, though no cognates are known. The verb dates from Middle English.

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