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shiny


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Shiny  \Shin"y\,  a.  [Compar.  {Shinier};  superl.  {Shiniest}.] 
  Bright;  luminous;  clear;  unclouded. 
 
  Like  distant  thunder  on  a  shiny  day  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  shiny 
  adj  1:  reflecting  light;  "glistening  bodies  of  swimmers";  "the 
  horse's  glossy  coat";  "lustrous  auburn  hair";  "saw  the 
  moon  like  a  shiny  dime  on  a  deep  blue  velvet  carpet"; 
  "shining  white  enamel"  [syn:  {glistening},  {glossy},  {lustrous}, 
  {sheeny},  {shining}] 
  2:  having  a  shiny  surface  or  coating;  "glazed  fabrics";  "glazed 
  doughnuts"  [syn:  {glazed}]  [ant:  {unglazed}] 
  3:  made  smooth  and  bright  by  or  as  if  by  rubbing;  reflecting  a 
  sheen  or  glow;  "bright  silver  candlesticks";  "a  burnished 
  brass  knocker";  "she  brushed  her  hair  until  it  fell  in 
  lustrous  auburn  waves";  "rows  of  shining  glasses";  "shiny 
  black  patents"  [syn:  {bright},  {burnished},  {lustrous},  {shining}] 
  4:  abounding  with  sunlight;  "a  bright  sunny  day";  "one  shining 
  norming"-  John  Muir;  "when  it  is  warm  and  shiny"  [syn:  {bright}, 
  {shining},  {sunshiny},  {sunny}] 




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