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pol·ished

 (pŏl′ĭsht)
adj.
1.
a. Made shiny and smooth by rubbing or chemical action.
b. Naturally shiny and smooth.
2. Having the husk or outer layers removed. Used of grains of rice.
3.
a. Refined or sophisticated: polished manners.
b. Having no imperfections or errors; well-executed; flawless: gave a polished presentation to the board.

polished

(ˈpɒlɪʃt)
adj
1. accomplished: a polished actor.
2. impeccably or professionally done: a polished performance.
3. (Cookery) (of rice) having had the outer husk removed by milling

polished

  • facetious - Originally meant "having polished or urbane manners," and, along with sequoia, uses all five vowels.
  • nitid - A word for "bright, shining, polished, glossy."
  • polite - Actually meant "polished" or "burnished" when it came into English.
  • urban, urbane - Urban refers to a city; urbane means polished and smooth, as in a person's demeanor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.polished - perfected or made shiny and smooth; "his polished prose"; "in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes"; "freshly polished silver"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"
unpolished - not carefully reworked or perfected or made smooth by polishing; "dull unpolished shoes"
2.polished - showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experiencepolished - showing a high degree of refinement and the assurance that comes from wide social experience; "his polished manner"; "maintained an urbane tone in his letters"
sophisticated - having or appealing to those having worldly knowledge and refinement and savoir-faire; "sophisticated young socialites"; "a sophisticated audience"; "a sophisticated lifestyle"; "a sophisticated book"
3.polished - (of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removedpolished - (of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed; "polished rice"
processed - prepared or converted from a natural state by subjecting to a special process; "processed ores"
4.polished - (of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth
finished - (of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state; "a finished product"

polished

polished

adjective
1. Having a high, radiant sheen:
2. Characterized by discriminating taste and broad knowledge as a result of development or education:
Translations
مَصْقول، مَجلو، مُلَمَّع
lesklý
gljáandi, fægîur, bónaîur
cilâlı

polished

[ˈpɒlɪʃt] ADJ
1. (lit) [metal, wood] → pulido
2. (fig) [style etc] → pulido, elegante; [person] → culto, refinado; [manners] → refinado

polished

[ˈpɒlɪʃt] adj
[wood, furniture, floor] → ciré(e); [silver] → brillant(e)
(fig) [person] → raffiné(e)
[production, performance] → impeccable

polished

adj
surface, furniturepoliert, glänzend; ornamentspoliert; floorgebohnert; stone, glassgeschliffen; his highly polished shoesseine blank geputzten Schuhe
style etcverfeinert; performance, performerbrillant; languagegeschliffen; imagemakellos, sauber
mannersgeschliffen; (= refined, suave) persongewandt

polished

[ˈpɒlɪʃt] adj (surface) → lucidato/a; (stone) → levigato/a (fig) (person, manner, performer) → raffinato/a; (performance) → impeccabile

polish

(ˈpoliʃ) verb
1. to make smooth and shiny by rubbing. She polished her shoes.
2. (especially with up) to improve. Polish up your English!
noun
1. smoothness and shininess. There's a wonderful polish on this old wood.
2. a kind of liquid, or other substance used to make something shiny. furniture polish; silver polish.
ˈpolished adjective
(negative unpolished).
polish off
to finish. She polished off the last of the ice-cream.
References in classic literature ?
His clothes were also cleaned and pressed by the Imperial tailors, and his crown polished and again sewed upon his head, for the Tin Woodman insisted he should not renounce this badge of royalty.
Every bit of the furniture was made of brightly polished tin--the tables, chairs, beds, and all--even the floors and walls were of tin.
The Tin Woodman went with them, of course, having by this time been so brightly polished that he sparkled like silver.
They wore swords with beautiful hilts, either of silver, or sometimes of polished steel, inlaid with gold.
Others polished the blade until all the rust was removed and it glistened like burnished silver.
greatly polished our rude and homely manner of vulgar poesie from that it had been before, and for that cause may justly be said the first reformers of our English metre and syle.
Sometimes they are polished with soapstone and sand, till they shine within like silver punch-bowls.
It was composed principally of large empty calabashes, with a few polished cocoanut shells, and looked not unlike a cenotaph of skulls.
The old warrior himself was arranging in round balls the two grey locks of hair that were suffered to grow from the crown of his head; his earrings and spear, both well polished, lay beside him, while the highly decorative pair of shoes hung suspended from a projecting cane against the side of the house.
It was of polished pine, with a peculiar smell, and had been put in because fortunately, when the church was reseated, enough wood remained over.
Now thousands of feet and bayonets moved and halted at the officers' command, turned with banners flying, formed up at intervals, and wheeled round other similar masses of infantry in different uniforms; now was heard the rhythmic beat of hoofs and the jingling of showy cavalry in blue, red, and green braided uniforms, with smartly dressed bandsmen in front mounted on black, roan, or gray horses; then again, spreading out with the brazen clatter of the polished shining cannon that quivered on the gun carriages and with the smell of linstocks, came the artillery which crawled between the infantry and cavalry and took up its appointed position.

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