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smoothing

verb , present participle of 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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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
  • used fine sandpaper to smooth the face of the wood
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