Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Luster"

The meaning of "Luster" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does luster mean?
A: similar. Shine is technically used to describe something that is bright. Glow is not as bright as shine, but not as dull as luster.

The best way to look at it is to see how these 3 words are used in a sentence. I’ll show you below with three separate examples:

The moon shines bright in the night sky.

My night light glows in the dark.

The black horse had a healthy luster to his coat. That last sentence with the horse - you could technically substitute luster with either glow, or shine, but luster is just a different way of describing it.

Example sentences using "Luster"

Q: Please show me example sentences with luster.
A: Her hair has a beautiful luster.
The paint has an iridescent luster.
(in the UK it’s spelled lustre)
Q: Please show me example sentences with luster.
A: thank you!

Synonyms of "Luster" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between luster and gloss ?
A: They are close in meaning. Gloss is sometimes used to refer to a coating on a surface, whereas luster would be naturally occurring on the object.
The apple's red luster gleamed against the red leaves.
The gloss of polished metal reflected his face.
Q: What is the difference between luster and gloss ?
A: Luster is a bit less "glossy" than gloss. Gloss is shiny, and luster is less shiny but still a little bit.
Q: What is the difference between luster and sheen ?
A: Luster is like a glow from the inside (but not actually giving off light).

Hair, pearls, and skin are often described as "lustrous"

Sheen is more of a smooth reflection, like on polished metal). I honestly can't think of a good example because it's such an uncommon word.

Translations of "Luster"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? luster
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Other questions about "Luster"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce
"It lost its luster".
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Q: Please show me how to pronounce
"It lost its luster".
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Q: The bright luster of the northern lights danced across the windows, waking a small girl. She sat up and grinned to see the wonderful green light.
A: The subject is "the bright lustre of the northern lights" In this story "danced" and "waking" are both past tense. "Waking" uses ing to show past tense. You can also use the word "woke" instead.

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