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  • adj. comparative form of smooth: more smooth
  • n. One who, or that which, smooths.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, smooths.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete form of smother.
  • n. One who or that which smooths.
  • n. A flatterer; a wheedler.
  • n. In printing, a tape used in a cylinder-press to hold the sheets in position against the cylinder.
  • n. A wheel used in glass-cutting to polish the faces of the grooves or cuts already made by another wheel: the smoother is usually of stone.
  • n. The workman who operates such a smoother for polishing grooves or cuts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a power tool used for sanding wood; an endless loop of sandpaper is moved at high speed by an electric motor

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