semigloss

adjective
semi·​gloss | \ ˈse-mē-ˌgläs How to pronounce semigloss (audio) , ˈse-ˌmī-, -mi-, -ˌglȯs \

Definition of semigloss

: having a low luster specifically : producing a finish midway between glossy and flat

Examples of semigloss in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Next, the interior walls were painted with semigloss paint. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 21 Jan. 2022 If shelves are worn or tired, paint them with a semigloss paint that is easy to clean or add a fun shelf liner. Marni Jameson, orlandosentinel.com, 20 Aug. 2021 With a semigloss paint sheen, this board-and-batten wainscot is durable, cleans up easily, and is a nice contrast to the matte finish on the wall above. Pamela Porter, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 May 2021 How to clean walls coated with semigloss paint Semigloss paint is a bit more durable, so bring on the dish detergent–but not too much. Tainaya Nash, House Beautiful, 25 July 2019 Using a small, low-nap roller, apply an exterior primer, followed by a semigloss acrylic topcoat. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, 17 Sep. 2016 Using a small, low-nap roller, apply an exterior primer, followed by a semigloss acrylic topcoat. Roy Berendsohn, Popular Mechanics, 17 Sep. 2016 See More

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First Known Use of semigloss

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Semigloss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/semigloss. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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