What is another word for glossiness?

51 synonyms found


[ ɡlˈɒsɪnəs], [ ɡlˈɒsɪnəs], [ ɡ_l_ˈɒ_s_ɪ_n_ə_s]

How to use "Glossiness" in context?

Glossiness can be defined as a property of materials that makes them appear smooth or wet. Glossiness is often desirable in products, as it gives them a glossy appearance and a feeling of smooth. Additionally, glossiness can also help materials resist wear and tear. Related concepts include sheen and Sparkle.

Materials that are moreglossy tend to also be more slippery. The increased slip makes it easier for the material to move and possibly scratch other surfaces. This increased vulnerability could be a disadvantage for certain materials, such as eyeglasses, where a lack of slip can lead to lens clouding and other issues.

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