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Definition of "shininess" [shininess]

  • The visual property of something shining with reflective light; shine (noun)
  • The coefficient of specular reflectivity associated with the surface of an object being displayed (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shininess" in a sentence
  • "The dual purpose also exists in the equation of shininess with impenetrability and completeness: this shininess is available to paintings through varnishing, and to textiles through the oiling or calendaring of cloths, or the use of glossy fibers."
  • "Whereas, the Assembly building has been created by people of such narrow and blinkered view that they seem to be mesmerised by the 'shininess' of their building."
  • "Ummm ... its pretty cool, as far as the 'shininess' factor goes."