lustreless

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lustre or luster (ˈlʌstə)
 
n
1.  reflected light; sheen; gloss
2.  radiance or brilliance of light
3.  great splendour of accomplishment, beauty, etc
4.  a substance used to polish or put a gloss on a surface
5.  a vase or chandelier from which hang cut-glass drops
6.  a drop-shaped piece of cut glass or crystal used as a decoration on a chandelier, vase, etc
7.  a.  a shiny metallic surface on some pottery and porcelain
 b.  (as modifier): lustre decoration
8.  mineralogy the way in which light is reflected from the surface of a mineral. It is one of the properties by which minerals are defined
 
vb
9.  to make, be, or become lustrous
 
[C16: from Old French, from Old Italian lustro, from Latin lustrāre to make bright; related to lustrum]
 
luster or luster
 
n
 
vb
 
[C16: from Old French, from Old Italian lustro, from Latin lustrāre to make bright; related to lustrum]
 
'lustreless or luster
 
adj
 
'lusterless or luster
 
adj
 
'lustrous or luster
 
adj

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lustreless

adjective
1. lacking brilliance or vitality; "a dull lackluster life"; "a lusterless performance" [syn: lackluster
2. lacking luster or shine; "staring with lackluster eyes"; "lusterless hair" [syn: lackluster
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