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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Smooth, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Smoothed p. pr. & vb. n. Smoothing.]  To make smooth; to make even on the surface by any means; as, to smooth a board with a plane; to smooth cloth with an iron. Specifically: --
 (a) To free from obstruction; to make easy.
 Thou, Abelard! the last sad office pay,
 And smooth my passage to the realms of day.   --Pope.
 (b) To free from harshness; to make flowing.
 In their motions harmony divine
 So smooths her charming tones that God's own ear
 Listens delighted.   --Milton.
 (c) To palliate; to gloze; as, to smooth over a fault.
 (d) To give a smooth or calm appearance to.
    Each perturbation smoothed with outward calm.   --Milton.
 (e) To ease; to regulate.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : made smooth by ironing [syn: smoothened]