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Bloom vs. Smile

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Bloomnoun

A blossom; the flower of a plant; an expanded bud.

Smilenoun

A facial expression comprised by flexing the muscles of both ends of one's mouth, often showing the front teeth, without vocalisation, and in humans is a common involuntary or voluntary expression of happiness, pleasure, amusement or anxiety.

‘She's got a perfect smile.’; ‘He has a sinister smile.’; ‘She had a smile on her face.’; ‘He always puts a smile on my face.’;

Bloomnoun

Flowers, collectively.

Smileverb

(ambitransitive) To have (a smile) on one's face.

‘When you smile, the whole world smiles with you.’; ‘I don't know what he's smiling about.’; ‘She smiles a beautiful smile.’;

Bloomnoun

(uncountable) The opening of flowers in general; the state of blossoming or of having the flowers open.

‘The cherry trees are in bloom.’;

Smileverb

(transitive) To express by smiling.

‘to smile consent, or a welcome’;

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Bloomnoun

(figuratively) A state or time of beauty, freshness, and vigor/vigour; an opening to higher perfection, analogous to that of buds into blossoms.

‘the bloom of youth’;

Smileverb

(intransitive) To express amusement, pleasure, or love and kindness.

Bloomnoun

The delicate, powdery coating upon certain growing or newly-gathered fruits or leaves, as on grapes, plums, etc.

Smileverb

(intransitive) To look cheerful and joyous; to have an appearance suited to excite joy.

‘The sun smiled down from a clear summer sky.’;

Bloomnoun

Anything giving an appearance of attractive freshness.

Smileverb

(intransitive) To be propitious or favourable; to countenance.

‘The gods smiled on his labours.’;

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Bloomnoun

The clouded appearance which varnish sometimes takes upon the surface of a picture.

Smileverb

To express amusement, pleasure, moderate joy, or love and kindness, by the features of the face; to laugh silently.

‘He doth nothing but frown. . . . He hears merry tales and smiles not.’; ‘She smiled to see the doughty hero slain.’; ‘When last I saw thy young blue eyes, they smiled.’;

Bloomnoun

A yellowish deposit or powdery coating which appears on well-tanned leather.

Smileverb

To express slight contempt by a look implying sarcasm or pity; to sneer.

‘'T was what I said to Craggs and Child,Who praised my modesty, and smiled.’;

Bloomnoun

(mineralogy) A popular term for a bright-hued variety of some minerals.

‘the rose-red cobalt bloom’;

Smileverb

To look gay and joyous; to have an appearance suited to excite joy; as, smiling spring; smiling plenty.

‘The desert smiled,And paradise was opened in the wild.’;

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Bloomnoun

(culinary) A white area of cocoa butter that forms on the surface of chocolate when warmed and cooled.

Smileverb

To be propitious or favorable; to favor; to countenance; - often with on; as, to smile on one's labors.

Bloomnoun

(television) An undesirable halo effect that may occur when a very bright region is displayed next to a very dark region of the screen.

Smileverb

To express by a smile; as, to smile consent; to smile a welcome to visitors.

Bloomnoun

The spongy mass of metal formed in a furnace by the smelting process.

Smileverb

To affect in a certain way with a smile.

‘And sharply smile prevailing folly dead.’;

Bloomverb

(transitive) To cause to blossom; to make flourish.

Smilenoun

The act of smiling; a peculiar change or brightening of the face, which expresses pleasure, moderate joy, mirth, approbation, or kindness; - opposed to frown.

‘Sweet intercourseOf looks and smiles: for smiles from reason flow.’;

Bloomverb

(transitive) To bestow a bloom upon; to make blooming or radiant.

Smilenoun

A somewhat similar expression of countenance, indicative of satisfaction combined with malevolent feelings, as contempt, scorn, etc; as, a scornful smile.

Bloomverb

(intransitive) Of a plant, to produce blooms; to open its blooms.

Smilenoun

Favor; countenance; propitiousness; as, the smiles of Providence.

Bloomverb

Of a person, business, etc, to flourish; to be in a state of healthful, growing youth and vigour; to show beauty and freshness.

Smilenoun

Gay or joyous appearance; as, the smiles of spring.

‘The brightness of their [the flowers'] smile was gone.’;

Bloomnoun

A blossom; the flower of a plant; an expanded bud; flowers, collectively.

‘The rich blooms of the tropics.’;

Smilenoun

a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement

Bloomnoun

The opening of flowers in general; the state of blossoming or of having the flowers open; as, the cherry trees are in bloom.

Smileverb

change one's facial expression by spreading the lips, often to signal pleasure

Bloomnoun

A state or time of beauty, freshness, and vigor; an opening to higher perfection, analogous to that of buds into blossoms; as, the bloom of youth.

‘Every successive mother has transmitted a fainter bloom, a more delicate and briefer beauty.’;

Smileverb

express with a smile;

‘She smiled her thanks’;

Bloomnoun

The delicate, powdery coating upon certain growing or newly-gathered fruits or leaves, as on grapes, plums, etc. Hence: Anything giving an appearance of attractive freshness; a flush; a glow.

‘A new, fresh, brilliant world, with all the bloom upon it.’;

Smile

A smile is formed primarily by flexing the muscles at the sides of the mouth. Some smiles include a contraction of the muscles at the corner of the eyes, an action known as a Duchenne smile.

Bloomnoun

The clouded appearance which varnish sometimes takes upon the surface of a picture.

Bloomnoun

A yellowish deposit or powdery coating which appears on well-tanned leather.

Bloomnoun

A popular term for a bright-hued variety of some minerals; as, the rose-red cobalt bloom.

Bloomnoun

A mass of wrought iron from the Catalan forge or from the puddling furnace, deprived of its dross, and shaped usually in the form of an oblong block by shingling.

Bloomverb

To produce or yield blossoms; to blossom; to flower or be in flower.

‘A flower which onceIn Paradise, fast by the tree of life,Began to bloom.’;

Bloomverb

To be in a state of healthful, growing youth and vigor; to show beauty and freshness, as of flowers; to give promise, as by or with flowers.

‘A better country blooms to view,’;

Bloomverb

To cause to blossom; to make flourish.

‘Charitable affection bloomed them.’;

Bloomverb

To bestow a bloom upon; to make blooming or radiant.

‘While barred clouds bloom the soft-dying day.’;

Bloomnoun

the organic process of bearing flowers;

‘you will stop all bloom if you let the flowers go to seed’;

Bloomnoun

reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts

Bloomnoun

the best time of youth

Bloomnoun

a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health

Bloomnoun

the period of greatest prosperity or productivity

Bloomnoun

a powdery deposit on a surface

Bloomverb

produce or yield flowers;

‘The cherry tree bloomed’;

Bloomnoun

a flower, especially one cultivated for its beauty

‘an exotic bloom’;

Bloomnoun

the state or period of flowering

‘the apple trees were in bloom’;

Bloomnoun

the state or period of greatest beauty, freshness, or vigour

‘I am no longer in the bloom of youth’;

Bloomnoun

a youthful or healthy glow in a person's complexion

‘her face had lost its usual bloom’;

Bloomnoun

a delicate powdery surface deposit on certain fresh fruits, leaves, or stems

‘the bloom on a plum’;

Bloomnoun

a greyish-white appearance on chocolate caused by cocoa butter rising to the surface.

Bloomnoun

short for algal bloom

Bloomnoun

a full, bright sound in a recording

‘the remastering has lost some of the bloom of the strings’;

Bloomnoun

a mass of iron, steel, or other metal hammered or rolled into a thick bar for further working

‘an 18-foot-long steel bloom emerges red-hot from a new reheat furnace’;

Bloomnoun

an unworked mass of puddled iron.

Bloomverb

produce flowers; be in flower

‘a chalk pit where cowslips bloomed’;

Bloomverb

come into or be in full beauty or health; flourish

‘the children had bloomed in the soft Devonshire air’;

Bloomverb

(of fire, colour, or light) become radiant and glowing

‘colour bloomed in her cheeks’;

Bloomverb

coat (a lens) with a special surface layer so as to reduce reflection from its surface.

Bloomverb

make (iron, steel, etc.) into a bloom.

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