lustre lustre  /ˈlə stər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain
  2. (n) a quality that outshines the usual
  3. (n) the visual property of something that shines with reflected light

Usage(s):

  1. As the pearls heat they will lose their moonbeam lustre, may crack and the wealthy lady will grow frantic.
  2. Brother Theodore, adding fresh lustre to the name, was starting out for the other side of the world.
  3. Graziani, who made his fierce reputation by fighting defenseless natives in Africa, was in a fair way to lose his lustre in the Libyan sands.

News

  1. OpenSFS to Highlight Lustre(R) in New Markets at ISC13 by Hosting Participatory Community Events

    Lustre Birds of a Feather Session and Breakfast Panel Punctuate Large Community Presence
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Marketwire

  2. FESTIVAL/CRUISE: Valby Summer Jazz Festival Reinvents Jazz in Copenhagen This July

    In 2012, many stars such as Randy Brecker Randy Brecker b.1945 trumpet , Jim Hall Jim Hall b.1930 guitar and Lee Konitz Lee Konitz b.1927 sax, alto gave lustre to Valby Summer Jazz. This year the festival once again strives to reinvent and introduce jazz music to new audiences in meetings between great jazz masters and some of the best classical acts, DJ’s, pop vocalists and crooners.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: All About Jazz

  3. Intel Introducing New Lustre Solution During Lustre(R) Event, Addressing New Lustre Markets

    'Moving Lustre Forward' Event to Be Held June 12 in San Francisco, Keynotes From Intel's Boyd Davis and Brent Gorda
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Marketwire

Quotes

  1. "As the most important assistant and supporter of her husband, she shaped the lustre and the worldwide significance of the Wagner festival in Bayreuth," said Guenther Beckstein, state governor of Bavaria. "Her death is a deep loss to Bavaria,...
    on Nov 28, 2007 By: Guenther Beckstein Source: 570 News

  2. "Ted hailed from a most famous Irish-American family, and through his own endeavours and achievement, he has added further lustre to the reputation of a great family. . . . In good days and bad, Ted Kennedy worked valiantly for the cause of peace on...
    on Aug 26, 2009 By: Brian Cowen Source: Irish Times

  3. "I don't see them moving forward," Adam Scott said, an opinion shared by many of his peers. "It's not different for the money. They're not playing them on great golf courses. It's just another event. They've lost some of the lustre they once...
    on Feb 19, 2008 By: Adam Scott Source: Canoe.ca

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