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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 smear /ˈsmɪr/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 smear /ˈsmɪ(ə)r/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Smear v. t. [imp. & p. p. Smeared p. pr. & vb. n. Smearing.]
 1. To overspread with anything unctuous, viscous, or adhesive; to daub; as, to smear anything with oil. Smear the sleepy grooms with blood.”
 2. To soil in any way; to contaminate; to pollute; to stain morally; as, to be smeared with infamy.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Smear, n.
 1. A fat, oily substance; oinment.
 2. Hence, a spot made by, or as by, an unctuous or adhesive substance; a blot or blotch; a daub; a stain.
 Slow broke the morn,
 All damp and rolling vapor, with no sun,
 But in its place a moving smear of light.   --Alexander Smith.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: slanderous defamation [syn: vilification, malignment]
      2: a thin tissue or blood sample spread on a glass slide and
         stained for cytologic examination and diagnosis under a
         microscope [syn: cytologic smear, cytosmear]
      3: a blemish made by dirt; "he had a smudge on his cheek" [syn:
          smudge, spot, blot, daub, smirch, slur]
      4: an act that brings discredit to the person who does it; "he
         made a huge blot on his copybook" [syn: blot, smirch,
         spot, stain]
      v 1: stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance
      2: make a smudge on; soil by smudging [syn: blur, smudge, smutch]
      3: cover (a surface) by smearing (a substance) over it; "smear
         the wall with paint"; "daub the ceiling with plaster"
         [syn: daub]
      4: charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good
         name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have
         defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my
         reputation" [syn: defame, slander, smirch, asperse,
          denigrate, calumniate, sully, besmirch]