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degloss

[ dee-glos, -glaws ]
/ diˈglɒs, -ˈglɔs /
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verb (used with object)
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
Also de·gloss·er. a substance used to remove the gloss from a surface.
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