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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which smooths.
  • noun A flatterer; a wheedler.
  • noun In printing, a tape used in a cylinder-press to hold the sheets in position against the cylinder.
  • noun 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.
  • noun The workman who operates such a smoother for polishing grooves or cuts.
  • An obsolete form of smother.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who, or that which, smooths.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective comparative form of smooth: more smooth
  • noun One who, or that which, smooths.

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

  • noun 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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