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noun [singular] shine pronunciation in British English /ʃaɪn/
  1. the bright appearance that something such as wood, metal, or leather has when it is in good condition

    The dog’s coat had a beautiful shine.

    1. a.
      the act of rubbing something to make it shine

      Your shoes could do with a shine.

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