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smooth

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3 having a surface without bends, breaks, or irregularities
  • a smooth skating rink
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level, flat, plane, even, smooth mean having a surface without bends, curves, or irregularities. level applies to a horizontal surface that lies on a line parallel with the horizon.
    • the vast prairies are nearly level
flat applies to a surface devoid of noticeable curvatures, prominences, or depressions.
    • the work surface must be flat
plane applies to any real or imaginary flat surface in which a straight line between any two points on it lies wholly within that surface.
    • the plane sides of a crystal
even applies to a surface that is noticeably flat or level or to a line that is observably straight.
    • trim the hedge so it is even
smooth applies especially to a polished surface free of irregularities.
    • a smooth skating rink

smooth

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1 to free from obstruction or difficulty
  • A willingness to compromise will smooth the way to an early agreement.
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pave the way (for)

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2 to make free from breaks, curves, or bumps
  • The workers smoothed the surface of the concrete before letting it dry.
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3 to make smooth or glossy usually by repeatedly applying surface pressure
  • He used fine sandpaper to smooth the face of the wood.
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