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Gloss

Posted on 01. Aug, 2014 by in Paint Glossary

Gloss

gloss

\ˈgläs\

noun

Paints come in a variety of finish gloss levels, which correspond to different levels of specular reflection. The most “dull” gloss paint is “flat” while the shiniest example of gloss paint is “high gloss”; there are several other forms of gloss paint, including eggshell, matte, silk, semi-gloss, and satin. The glossiest paints can provide a gloss of up to 89 percent.

The purpose of gloss paint is to give a surface a bright or polished appearance.

Synonyms: Burnish, shine, sleekness, polish, luster.

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