burnish, polish, polishing

burnish, polish, polishing
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English-Tamil dictionary. 2014.

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  • Polishing — is the process of creating a smooth and shiny surface by using rubbing or a chemical action, leaving a surface with significant specular reflection and minimal diffuse reflection. Imagine the surface magnified thousands of times, it usually looks …   Wikipedia

  • polish — [päl′ish] vt. [ME polischen < inflected stem of OFr polir < L polire, to polish, prob. < IE base * pel , to drive, impel > FELT1] 1. a) to smooth and brighten, as by rubbing b) to coat with polish, wax, etc. and make bright or glossy… …   English World dictionary

  • Burnish — Bur nish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Burnished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Burnishing}.] [OE. burnischen, burnissen, burnen, OF. burnir, brunir, to make brown, polish, F. brunir, fr. F. brun brown, fr. OHG. br?n; cf. MHG. briunen to make brown, polish. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polishing — Polish Pol ish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Polished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Polishing}.] [F. polir, L. polire. Cf. {Polite}, { ish}] 1. To make smooth and glossy, usually by friction; to burnish; to overspread with luster; as, to polish glass, marble,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polish — Pol ish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Polished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Polishing}.] [F. polir, L. polire. Cf. {Polite}, { ish}] 1. To make smooth and glossy, usually by friction; to burnish; to overspread with luster; as, to polish glass, marble, metals, etc …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • polish — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. sheen, luster, shine, glaze, gloss; refinement, culture; courtesytact, suavity, diplomacy; discernment, discrimination. v. t. shine, buff, burnish; scrub, scour, brighten; refine, perfect. See… …   English dictionary for students

  • polish — polisher, n. /pol ish/, v.t. 1. to make smooth and glossy, esp. by rubbing or friction: to polish a brass doorknob. 2. to render finished, refined, or elegant: His speech needs polishing. v.i. 3. to become smooth and glossy through polishing: a… …   Universalium

  • polish — I. verb Etymology: Middle English polisshen, from Anglo French poliss , stem of polir, from Latin polire Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to make smooth and glossy usually by friction ; burnish 2. to smooth, soften, or refine in manners or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • To polish off — Polish Pol ish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Polished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Polishing}.] [F. polir, L. polire. Cf. {Polite}, { ish}] 1. To make smooth and glossy, usually by friction; to burnish; to overspread with luster; as, to polish glass, marble,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smoothen — verb 1. make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing smooth the surface of the wood • Syn: ↑smooth • Ant: ↑roughen (for: ↑smooth) • See Also: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Burnished — Burnish Bur nish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Burnished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Burnishing}.] [OE. burnischen, burnissen, burnen, OF. burnir, brunir, to make brown, polish, F. brunir, fr. F. brun brown, fr. OHG. br?n; cf. MHG. briunen to make brown, polish.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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