Meaning of SMEAR in English

SMEAR

transcription, транскрипция: [ smɪə ]

v. & n. --v.tr. 1 daub or mark with a greasy or sticky substance or with something that stains. 2 blot; smudge; obscure the outline of (writing, artwork, etc.). 3 defame the character of; slander; attempt to or succeed in discrediting (a person or his name) publicly. --n. 1 the act or an instance of smearing. 2 Med. a material smeared on a microscopic slide etc. for examination. b a specimen of this. øsmear test = cervical smear. øøsmearer n. smeary adj. [OE smierwan f. Gmc]

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