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 (sĕm′ē-glŏs′, -glôs′, sĕm′ī-)
A paint that dries with a finish that is between gloss and flat.

sem′i·gloss′, sem′i·gloss′y adj.
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(ˌsɛmɪˈɡlɒs) art
a paint that gives a finish between matt and gloss
(of paint) giving a finish between matt and gloss
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(ˈsɛm iˌglɒs, -ˌglɔs, ˈsɛm aɪ-)

having a moderate, satiny luster: semigloss paint.
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Noun1.semigloss - a paint that dries with a finish between glossy and flat
paint, pigment - a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating; "artists use `paint' and `pigment' interchangeably"
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And when it comes to choosing which finish polyurethane you want -- satin or semigloss -- the decision is, for the most part, an aesthetic one.
The exotherm reaction achieves a 45-second gel time along with a tack-free time of less than 3 minutes at room temperature with 50% Relative Humidity (RH), yielding an appealing smooth or textured semigloss application.
The stock and forearm of my Hunter Lite are an attractive but relatively straight-grained walnut with a nice semigloss finish.
(2.) a) TT-E-490E "Enamel, Silicone Alkyd Copolymer, Semigloss (For Exterior and Interior Use)," September 25, 1975; b) MIL-PRF-24635E Performance Specification, "Coating Systems, Weather-Resistant, Exterior Use," September 15, 2009.
After the stain was done, I applied three coats of semigloss polyurethane to the top, between coats I used Double O steel wool to smooth it out.
Available in hard chrome, polished blue or matte black finishes, these .45 ACP autoloaders are clearly built with shooters in mind, although when my test sample arrived, the high-gloss finish of the slide screamed "wall-hanger." Not so--although the beautiful semigloss cocobolo grips with their traditional double-diamond checkering pattern certainly do add to the pistol's good looks.
Another introduction that qualifies in this area is Chantal's Craft Coffee collection, which consists of an electric kettle with a slow-pour spout that allows for more pour control, a ceramic pour-over filter with a lotus-flower shape and a ceramic French press with a stainless-steel semigloss exterior finish.
You'll find spar finishes at home centers in gloss, semigloss and satin.
Both contain substantive analysis and discussion, copious campus examples, and images of colorful site plans and buildings--all illustrated on fine semigloss paper and all with an international scope.
The ION-P Paper series label inks print on most prime label, semigloss and EDP substrates, plus an array of pressure sensitive and tag liners.
Apply one coat of spray-paint primer, then two coats of satin or semigloss latex paint.) The pieces will be transformed, and two more things will happen: The mix of finishes in your living room will make the whole space less matched and more modern, and the brighter furniture will reflect more light around the room.