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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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