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lustre

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English

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈlʌstə/

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Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] lux, light

Noun

Singular
lustre

Plural
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lustre (-)
  1. (UK) Alternative spelling of luster. Shine, sheen gleam or polish.
    The brass had a characteristic lustre that practically glowed when it was freshly cleaned.
  2. By extension, interest, attractiveness, or splendor.
    After so many years in the same field, the job had lost its luster.
  3. Refinement, polish, or quality.
    He spoke with all the lustre a seasoned enthusiast should have.

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French

Pronunciation

Noun

lustre m (plural lustres)

  1. lustre, chandelier
  2. gloss, shine, lustre

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Spanish

Adjective

lustre m. and f. (plural lustres)

  1. luster

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