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degloss

[dee-glos, -glaws] /diˈglɒs, -ˈglɔs/
verb (used with object)
1.
to remove the gloss from (a surface), especially in order to roughen:
The old paint needs to be deglossed before new paint can be applied.
noun
2.
Also, deglosser. a substance used to remove the gloss from a surface.
Origin
de- + gloss1
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  • Sometimes, a surface may need wet scouring to degloss.

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