Smooth as a baby's bottom - If something is smooth as a baby's bottom, it has a regular, flat surface.
Smooth sailing - If something is smooth sailing, then you can progress without difficulty. ('Plain sailing' is also used.)
Take the rough with the smooth - People say that you have to take the rough with the smooth, meaning that you have to be prepared to accept the disadvantages as well of the advantages of something.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. smothe, smethe, AS. smēðe, smœðe, where ē, œ, come from an older ō; cf. LG. smöde, smöe, smödig,; of uncertain origin
This lake was quite different from the others; wide and open, with smooth sand-beaches all around it.
"Days Off" by Henry Van Dyke
Rao Khan was a short, thickset man, with a round, smooth face.
"The River of Darkness" by William Murray Graydon
Forward the river swept smoothly round a curve.
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
The bar being tolerably smooth, the boats crossed without any accident, the crews giving way with a will up the river.
"The Three Commanders" by W.H.G. Kingston
The white linen cover of the chair was smooth and cool; Margaret pressed her cheek against it, and a sense of comfort stole over her insensibly.
"Margaret Montfort" by Laura E. Richards
The sleighing was superb, the snow pure as ivory, hard as marble, and beautifully crisp and smooth.
"Northern Travel" by Bayard Taylor
A box in which he had lain, a passage with smooth metallic walls, and an alien world at the end of it.
"The Defiant Agents" by Andre Alice Norton
It was so in fact, as the noose was seen settling smoothly over the jutting-stone, taking full hold upon it.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
Every Indian cook-house is provided with a smooth black stone about a foot and a half long and a foot wide.
"The Khaki Kook Book" by Mary Kennedy Core
Beat smooth, and when tepid add the yeast, cover and set away to rise.
"The Golden Age Cook Book" by Henrietta Latham Dwight
But if we'd all anxiously tak
To makkin things smooth as we're able,
Ther'd be monny a better clooath'd back,
An' monny a better spread table.
"Ther's Much Expected" by John Hartley
Oh! lost Ophelia! smoothly flow'd the day,
To feel his music with my flames agree,
To taste the beauties of his melting lay,
To taste, and fancy it was dear to thee.
"Elegy XVIII. He Repeats the Song of Colin, a Discerning Shepherd" by William Shenstone
Thou wearest on thy young, smooth brow a smile
Of happy peace and joy and tender love,
Speaking in soft yet earnest tones the while
The eternal message utter'd from above:
"O, Glad New Year" by Alexander Anderson
Think of me, when 'mid joy and gladness
They bark glides smoothly down life's tranquil stream.
When thy life, free from care or sadness,
Is calm and peaceful as a summer dream.
"Think Of Me" by Thomas Edward Spencer
Oh glorious spirits, who after all your bands
See the smooth face of God, without a frown
Or strict commands;
Where ev'ry one is king, and hath his crown,
If not upon his head, yet in his hands:
"To All Angels And Saints" by George Herbert
Touch--touch me with your hands.--
Smooth back the hair
You once caressed, and kissed, and called so fair
That I did dream its gold would wear alway,
And lo, to-day--
O touch me with your hands!
"The Passing Of A Heart" by James Whitcomb Riley
Beat with a mixer until smooth.
You can smooth out many of the high, lows, twists and turns of the roller coaster world of business ownership.
A successful landing and Mars's smooth surface sets optimum digging conditions.
Early voting ' extraordinarily smooth'.
Its set at Neurolux with Utah's The Mighty Sequoyah Aug 4 was as smooth as ever, despite having a ringer on drums.
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The Russian leader looks rather smooth for almost-60, and what was that mysterious bruise on his cheek.
Tyler BushAaron Suski takes his smooth pop for a stroll on this desert-style backside 180.
The Warped Tour will roll into Ventura for the 13th year on June 24 with a well-organized and experienced crew of people to make the multi-stage event go smoothly.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The other ice surfaces at the Winter Olympics, from the bobsled track to the speed-skating oval, are designed to be smooth and fast.
Police officers stand guard on the Howrah bridge in preparation for smooth traffic flow during the nationwide strike in Kolkata on May 31, 2012.
Roger Federer's approach is almost classical, with its smooth swing and old-school grip.
A forehead -lift can help smooth the forehead skin and raise your eyebrows.
Brazilian Blowout and other hair straightening and smoothing products can release formaldehyde , even when labeled " formaldehyde -free," according to a hazard alert recently issued by a federal agency for salon workers and owners.
The smoothness follows from the smoothness of the nonlinear semigroup, see Kreiss and Lorentz .
Existence and homogenization of the Rayleigh-B\'enard problem
Let f : X → S be a family of smooth pro jective varieties parametrised by a smooth connected variety S .
The Hodge Conjecture for general Prym varieties
Moreover, the general ﬁbre is a double cover C ′ → D ′ of a smooth curve D ′ by a smooth curve C ′ .
The Hodge Conjecture for general Prym varieties
For F (x) = f (|x|/R)/R2 to be a smooth function of x, f should be a smooth even function of its argument u ≡ |x|/R.
Defining Entropy Bounds
Let V be (the tangent bundle of ) a smooth foliation on a smooth Riemannian manifold (M , g ) and set H = V ⊥ .
Harmonic morphisms with one-dimensional fibres on Einstein manifolds