sheen of oil meaning, sheen of oil definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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sheen

  

      n  
1    a gleaming or glistening brightness; lustre  
2    Poetic   splendid clothing  
      adj  
3    Rare   shining and beautiful; radiant  
     (Old English sciene; related to Old Norse skjoni white horse, Gothic skauns beautiful, Old High German sconi bright)  
  sheeny      adj  
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sheeny, Sheene, seen, shebean

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
n.
1) Light sesame seed oil 2) Sesame seeds from Hindi jingali
n.
A moulding commonly used in framing oil paintings. The liner is fixed inside the frame and appears between the image and the outer frame. Generally made out of wood or some other hard material, the liner may have fabric glued down to it. Liners are to canvases what a mat/mount is to a print on paper
[Artwork framing] Polystyrene or wood liner. Fabric-covered liner. Linen liner. Gold liner.

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