Definition of 'satin'
Example sentences containing 'satin'
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The dual texture will give the dense pigments of a matte lippy plus a plump satin finish. The Sun (2014)Satin white and as elegant as they come. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It could be the lack of pink satin ribbons to tie round my ankle for the pas de deux. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Swap satin for scuba fabric and add a futuristic bag for a clean, modern look. The Sun (2014)Nights in white satin This jacket is so lightweight you can wear it as a top. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Something that comes in a pleasing box, with a shiny satin ribbon. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was like a grey satin ribbon between the dusky green silk of the meadows that were on each side of its banks. The Railway Children (1906)It was dressed from head to foot in red and gold, and lay on a soft bed of white satin. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If you prefer a final surface quality somewhere between gloss and matt you can mix the gloss varnish with the matt to form a more satin finish. Acrylics Masterclass (1994)Choose from 14 colours in satin or gloss finish, sleek white or grey glass. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It comes with five special colours, dark tinted windows, alloy wheels and satin chrome finishes to door handles. The Sun (2012)I know all there is to know about sewing pink shiny ribbons at a specific angle on to satin ballet shoes for the Imperial ballet exams. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'satin'
British English: satin NOUN
Satin is a smooth, shiny kind of cloth, usually made from silk.
...a peach satin ribbon.
British English: satin ADJECTIVE
If something such as a paint, wax, or cosmetic gives something a satin finish, it reflects light to some extent but is not very shiny.
The final stage of waxing left it with a satin sheen.
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