What does sheen mean?

Definitions for sheen
ʃinsheen

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shininess, sheen, luster, lustrenoun

    the visual property of something that shines with reflected light

Wiktionary

  1. sheennoun

    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. sheenverb

    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. sheenadjective

    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. Sheenverb

    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. Sheenverb

    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. Sheennoun

    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. Michael Douglas:

    You look back at Oliver Stones’s career — Jimmy Woods in' El Salvador,' Charlie Sheen in' Platoon,' Tom Cruise in' Born On The Fourth of July,' Kevin Costner in' JFK,' Val Kilmer in' The Doors' — and every actor has probably given their best performance with Oliver Stones, because, whether it is his Vietnam mentality, he wants you in the trenches with him.

  2. Steven Rabinowitz:

    Agreements, including NDAs, are binding if there is consideration in entering into them, the consideration can be awfully slight. So, here the opportunity to spend time with Sheen is likely enough.

  3. John Ayers:

    Typically, public health uses top-down strategies. The most effective messages are believed to come from the experts, 'from the top.' The people who know the most about the subject, the people who are paid to sit around and think about the subject, it turns out, though, that if you look at the Sheen effect and if you look at these other examples of organic media events ... that's not the case. These messages, they come from the bottom; they come from ordinary people. People who aren't health experts. Sheen might be a celebrity, but he's not a health expert. Angelina Jolie is not a health expert.

  4. John Ayers:

    It turns out, though, that if you look at the Sheen effect and if you look at these other examples of organic media events ... that's not the case. These messages, they come from the bottom; they come from ordinary people. People who aren't health experts. Sheen might be a celebrity, but he's not a health expert. Angelina Jolie is not a health expert.

  5. The Unified Command:

    These types of reports are common and in many cases, the sheen reported can be natural seepage of oil or sheen that is never located, nOAA satellite imagery was reported to agencies early morning reporting a possible oil anomaly.

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