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v. pol·ished, pol·ish·ing, pol·ish·es
1. To make smooth and shiny by rubbing or chemical action.
2. To remove the outer layers from (grains of rice) by rotation in drums.
3. To refine or remove flaws from; perfect or complete: polish one's piano technique; polish up the lyrics.
To become smooth or shiny by being rubbed: The table polishes up nicely.
1. Smoothness or shininess of surface or finish.
2. A substance containing chemical agents or abrasive particles and applied to smooth or shine a surface: shoe polish.
3. The act or process of polishing: gave the lamp a polish.
4. Elegance of style or manners; refinement.
polish off Informal
To finish or dispose of quickly and easily.
[Middle English polisshen, from Old French polir, poliss-, from Latin polīre; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]
Of or relating to Poland, the Poles, their language, or their culture.
The Slavic language of the Poles.
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n (= person) → Schleifer(in) m(f); (= machine) → Schleif-/Polier-/Bohnermaschine f
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