Definition of lustre :
1. A candlestick, chandelier, girandole, or the like, generally of an ornamental character.
2. A fabric of wool and cotton with a lustrous surface, - used for women's dresses.
3. A substance which imparts luster to a surface, as plumbago and some of the glazes.
4. Brilliancy; splendor; brightness; glitter.
5. Renown; splendor; distinction; glory.
6. Same as Luster.
7. The appearance of the surface of a mineral as affected by, or dependent upon, peculiarities of its reflecting qualities.
8. To make lustrous.
- The moon shed its soft lustre and she loved it; it thrust shadows back and drove out the dark. - "The Everlasting Whisper", Jackson Gregory.
- I can see on the right the lustre of the high- tide sea. - "Aylwin", Theodore Watts-Dunton.
- If however the same female becomes favourable to us, or certain of our interests reconcile her to us, our sole self interest gives her back the lustre which our hatred deprived her of. - "Reflections Or, Sentences and Moral Maxims", Francois Duc De La Rochefoucauld.