Definition of Lustering

1. n. The act or process of imparting a luster, as to pottery.



Definition of Lustering

1. Verb. (present participle of luster) ¹

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Definition of Lustering

1. luster [v] - See also: luster

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lustering

lusk
lusked
lusking
luskish
lusks
lusorious
lussheburgh
lussheburghs
lust after
lust for learning
lusted
luster
lustered
lustering (current term)
lusterless
lusterlessly
lusterlessness
lusterous
lusters
lusterware
lusterwares
lustest
lusteth
lustfull
lustfully
lustfulness
lustfulnesses

Literary usage of Lustering

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1. Monthly Consular and Trade Reports by United States Bureau of Manufactures (1904)
"Oliver JD Hughes, Consul- General, Coburg, Germany, November 4, lustering Fabrics.—Since the recent rapid development of mercerization the process has found ..."

2. Textiles: A Handbook for the Student and the Consumer by Mary Schenck Woolman, Ellen Beers Mcgowan (1920)
"Wringing, stretching, and lustering of many kinds come after dyeing to give ... Stretching and lustering (for silk thread). — Bringing out the gloss on silk ..."

3. The Textile Fibres: Their Physical, Microscopical and Chemical Properties by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1913)
"After dyeing, especially in the skein form, silk usually undergoes what is termed a lustering operation, which consists generally in stretching the hanks ..."

4. Textiles by Paul Henry Nystrom (1916)
"lustering.—After napping, such fabrics as ... plushes, uniform cloths, and all worsteds, require another special operation known as steam lustering. ..."

5. Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing As a Process by Carol B. Olson (1996)
"C lustering in First Grade By Kathy Pierce Teacher, Horace Mann School, ... Clustering of Butterfly After an Art Project C lustering on Circles By Elizabeth ..."

6. Bleaching and Related Processes as Applied to Textile Fibers and Other Materials by Joseph Merritt Matthews (1921)
"(d) lustering.—This operation is used in conjunction with the preceding and is a final ... In carrying out the process, a silk lustering machine is used, ..."

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