Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See boss-tool.
  • noun In leather manufacturing, a tool of steel or glass in a wooden stock, used with pressure to dress the surface of leather, in order to remove inequalities and give a polish.
  • noun In founding, a small tool, usually of brass, made in a variety of shapes, used to smooth the curved surfaces of molds.
  • noun An oilskin or water-proof overcoat.

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  • adjective comparative form of sleek: more sleek

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Examples

  • I don't mind the idea of sleeker but jets and tanks don't get "sleeker".

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  • The truck's exterior features include: a front bumper with integrated fog and marker / turn lamps and optional Double Six bumper light bar; massive 7-in. chrome stacks with aggressive bologna-cut tips; set-back fuel tanks for what Navistar calls a sleeker, west coast appearance: custom-forged and - machined 24. 5-in. aluminum wheels with Harley-Davidson Bar and Shield center caps.

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  • The truck's exterior features include: a front bumper with integrated fog and marker / turn lamps and optional Double Six bumper light bar; massive 7-in. chrome stacks with aggressive bologna-cut tips; set-back fuel tanks for what Navistar calls a sleeker, west coast appearance: custom-forged and - machined 24. 5-in. aluminum wheels with Harley-Davidson Bar and Shield center caps.

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  • The truck's exterior features include: a front bumper with integrated fog and marker / turn lamps and optional Double Six bumper light bar; massive 7-in. chrome stacks with aggressive bologna-cut tips; set-back fuel tanks for what Navistar calls a sleeker, west coast appearance: custom-forged and - machined 24. 5-in. aluminum wheels with Harley-Davidson Bar and Shield center caps.

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  • The truck's exterior features include: a front bumper with integrated fog and marker / turn lamps and optional Double Six bumper light bar; massive 7-in. chrome stacks with aggressive bologna-cut tips; set-back fuel tanks for what Navistar calls a sleeker, west coast appearance: custom-forged and - machined 24. 5-in. aluminum wheels with Harley-Davidson Bar and Shield center caps.

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  • They took the thing of beauty that was the original Enterprise and made it look even "sleeker" and ultramodern than its wonderful refit for the motion pictures.

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  • TechCrunch managed to crank out an early review of the Nexus S, which it calls "sleeker" and

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  • TechCrunch managed to crank out an early review of the Nexus S, which it calls "sleeker" and

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • TechCrunch managed to crank out an early review of the Nexus S, which it calls "sleeker" and

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  • How much simpler and sleeker can a language become?

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