Definition of Smoother

1. Noun. A power tool used for sanding wood; an endless loop of sandpaper is moved at high speed by an electric motor.

Exact synonyms: Drum Sander, Electric Sander, Sander
Terms within: Electric Motor
Generic synonyms: Power Tool
Derivative terms: Sand, Smooth

Definition of Smoother

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

Definition of Smoother

1. Adjective. (comparative of smooth) ¹

2. Noun. One who, or that which, smooths. ¹

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Definition of Smoother

1. one that smooths [n -S] - See also: smooths

Lexicographical Neighbors of Smoother

smooth sumac
smooth surface caries
smooth winterberry holly
smooth woodsia
smoother (current term)
smoothhound shark
smoothing iron
smoothing irons
smoothing plane

Literary usage of Smoother

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers (1853)
"... this monotony is less observable, because his lines are smoother, and there is a play of rich and luxurious fancy in some of the scenes. ..."

2. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"Young eaglet, who thy nest thus soon forsook, So lofty and divine a course hast took As all admire, before the down begin To peep, as yet, upon thy smoother ..."

3. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"If it had occurred to him when he resolved to abjure his religion in order to make his entrance to Paris and to the throne smoother, he was too shrewd to ..."

4. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"The first presented a rough surface ; the other was much smoother, and covered with slighter ramifications, not unlike those visible in water in the state ..."

5. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"... fronde (8-1" cm. high) ovate-lanceolate, woolly with sofl whitish distinctly articulated flattened hairs, becoming smoother above, ..."

6. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"188, in part. it luis the leaves much more densely pubescent and hoary, nearly resembling the typical form of the Old World, or sometimes smoother and ..."

7. Memoirs of Doctor Burney by Fanny Burney (1832)
"might be proud of, must everywhere be rendered smoother and plainer; and he doubts whether many of them are very clear ..."

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