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degloss

[ dee-glos, -glaws ]

verb (used with object)

  1. to remove the gloss from (a surface), especially in order to roughen:

    The old paint needs to be deglossed before new paint can be applied.



noun

  1. Also deglosser. a substance used to remove the gloss from a surface.

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