What does sheen mean?

Definitions for sheen
ʃinsheen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shininess, sheen, luster, lustre(noun)

    the visual property of something that shines with reflected light

Wiktionary

  1. sheen(Noun)

    splendor; radiance; shininess.

    Etymology: From shene, from sciene, from skauniz, from (s)ḱoun-. Cognate with Dutch schoon, German schön, Danish skjøn, skön. Extra-Germanic congnates include Albanian hirë, geg hinë.

  2. sheen(Verb)

    To shine; to glisten.

    Etymology: From shene, from sciene, from skauniz, from (s)ḱoun-. Cognate with Dutch schoon, German schön, Danish skjøn, skön. Extra-Germanic congnates include Albanian hirë, geg hinë.

  3. sheen(Adjective)

    beautiful, good-looking, attractive; radiant; shiny.

    Etymology: From shene, from sciene, from skauniz, from (s)ḱoun-. Cognate with Dutch schoon, German schön, Danish skjøn, skön. Extra-Germanic congnates include Albanian hirë, geg hinë.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sheen(verb)

    bright; glittering; radiant; fair; showy; sheeny

    Etymology: [OE. sehene, AS. scine, scne, scne, splendid, beautiful; akin to OFries. skne, skne, OS. scni, D. schoon, G. schn, OHG. scni, Goth, skanus, and E. shew; the original meaning being probably, visible, worth seeing. It is not akin to E. shine. See Shew, v. t.]

  2. Sheen(verb)

    to shine; to glisten

    Etymology: [OE. sehene, AS. scine, scne, scne, splendid, beautiful; akin to OFries. skne, skne, OS. scni, D. schoon, G. schn, OHG. scni, Goth, skanus, and E. shew; the original meaning being probably, visible, worth seeing. It is not akin to E. shine. See Shew, v. t.]

  3. Sheen(noun)

    brightness; splendor; glitter

    Etymology: [OE. sehene, AS. scine, scne, scne, splendid, beautiful; akin to OFries. skne, skne, OS. scni, D. schoon, G. schn, OHG. scni, Goth, skanus, and E. shew; the original meaning being probably, visible, worth seeing. It is not akin to E. shine. See Shew, v. t.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sheen

    shēn, n. brightness or splendour.—adj. (obs.) bright, shining.—v.i. (arch.) to shine, glitter.—adj. Sheen′y, shining, beautiful. [A.S. scéne, scýne, fair; Dut. schoon, Ger. schön, beautiful; prob. from the root of A.S. sceáwian, to look at.]

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Sheen

    See “Richmond.”

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sheen in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sheen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of sheen in a Sentence

  1. Steven Hoffman:

    We also saw several leading organizations in HIV prevention begin to use Charlie Sheen's disclosure as a way to promote HIV prevention. i think there probably are a lot of celebrities who want to do good and would be open to the idea of working with public health officials to do good.

  2. Kevin Feldis:

    This is the first time we have charged Clean Water Act crimes for an actual discharge of oil into the EEZ (exclusive economic zone) off the coast of Alaska, as detailed in the court documents, witnesses saw a sheen off the side of the vessel after the chief engineer hooked up a pump to illegally dump oily bilge water overboard.

  3. John Ayers:

    When Magic Johnson made his disclosure, there wasn't a similar reaction. There couldn't be, because people didn't know what to do, remember, people (were) asking, 'Can he play basketball?' 'Can I shake his hand?' There wasn't this trove of information about HIV, HIV prevention and HIV testing. When Sheen disclosed, there was this trove of information.

  4. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Amber leather You are a majestic statue of perfection, a symbol of femininity. You are a filigree masterpiece, the highest perfection of divine beauty. The soul is magically magically beautiful as black opal, you are like a golden, romantic dawn, a sunny flower of happiness and joy. Picturesquely shining like a fresco of precious stones. Like a stained glass window through which the colorful rays of the sun pass. A shining gold diamond, bright yellow amber skin shines like stars, illuminated with glamor sheen, skin like brown aventurine, ruby lips, passionate, hot as a garnet, thoughtful as sapphire, amazing as an emerald. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  5. The MCA:

    Aircraft yesterday flew over the location and surrounding area to make careful observations for pollution around the rig and the nearby coast and sea and no sheen or sign of pollution has been found.

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