semigloss

semigloss

[sem-ee-glos, -glaws, sem-ahy-]
adjective
1.
(of paint or a painted surface) having a moderate, satiny luster; having or producing a sheen that is neither flat nor highly glossy.
noun
2.
a paint that has or produces a moderate, satiny sheen.

Origin:
1935–40; semi- + gloss1

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