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Smoothness or glossiness produced by rubbing or friction
“A high degree of polish is achieved when the shaping plywood forms are faced with smooth plastic and the concrete is vibrated as it is being poured in place.”
Refinement or elegance in a person or thing
“He soon made a strong impression in Germany as a brilliant and original conductor, who achieved great polish and refinement in his performances.”
A substance used to give something a smooth and shiny surface when rubbed in
“We felt so grown up to be given this task, we bought shoe polish and other items when I saw a small red cast-iron train.”
To make smooth or glossy usually by repeatedly applying surface pressure
“We must cut off the zips, buttons and collars to leave the material smooth enough to be used as a rag to polish cars.”
Improve, refine, or add the finishing touches to
“The acts will be able to polish up their routines on mats and screens which provide dancers with steps to follow while playing a particular song.”
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