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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the visual property of something that shines with reflected light;
[syn: shininess, sheen, luster, lustre]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sheen \Sheen\, v. i. To shine; to glisten. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] This town, That, sheening far, celestial seems to be. --Byron. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sheen \Sheen\, n. Brightness; splendor; glitter. "Throned in celestial sheen." --Milton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sheen \Sheen\, a. [OE. sehene, AS. sci['e]ne, sc?ne, sc?ne, splendid, beautiful; akin to OFries. sk?ne, sk?ne, OS. sc?ni, D. schoon, G. sch["o]n, OHG. sc?ni, Goth, skanus, and E. shew; the original meaning being probably, visible, worth seeing. It is not akin to E. shine. See Shew, v. t.] Bright; glittering; radiant; fair; showy; sheeny. [R., except in poetry.] [1913 Webster] This holy maiden, that is so bright and sheen. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Up rose each warrier bold and brave, Glistening in filed steel and armor sheen. --Fairfax. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sheen n 1: the visual property of something that shines with reflected light [syn: shininess, sheen, luster, lustre]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

24 Moby Thesaurus words for "sheen": afterglow, air glow, brightness, burnish, candescence, dazzle, finish, flush, glaze, gleam, glimmer, glint, gloss, glow, incandescence, luster, polish, radiance, shimmer, shine, shininess, shining light, skylight, sunset glow