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LUSTER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does luster mean? 

LUSTER (noun)
  The noun LUSTER has 3 senses:

1. a quality that outshines the usual
2. the visual property of something that shines with reflected light
3. a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain

  Familiarity information: LUSTER used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


LUSTER (noun)


Sense 1luster [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A quality that outshines the usual

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

brilliancy; luster; splendor; splendour; lustre

Hypernyms ("luster" is a kind of...):

brightness (the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white)


Sense 2luster [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The visual property of something that shines with reflected light

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

shininess; sheen; luster; lustre

Hypernyms ("luster" is a kind of...):

effulgence; radiance; radiancy; refulgence; refulgency; shine (the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light)


Sense 3luster [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A surface coating for ceramics or porcelain

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Synonyms:

lustre; luster

Hypernyms ("luster" is a kind of...):

glaze (coating for fabrics, ceramics, metal, etc.)


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