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Adjective
/ˈpäliSHt/,
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Shiny as a result of being rubbed,
  1. Shiny as a result of being rubbed
    • - a polished mahogany table
  2. Accomplished and skillful
    • - his polished performance in the movie
  3. Refined, sophisticated, or elegant
    • - he was polished and charming
  4. (of rice) Having had the outer husk removed during milling


  1. perfected or made shiny and smooth; "his polished prose"; "in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes"; "freshly polished silver"
  2. 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"
  3. milled: (of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed; "polished rice"
  4. dressed: (of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth
  5. (polishing) shining: the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it; "the shining of shoes provided a meager living"; "every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing"
  6. Polished is an award winning short film directed by Ed Gass-Donnelly, featuring William B. Davis as a lonely aging businessman who yearns for human contact from shoeshiner Karyn Dwyer.
  7. Polishing is the process of creating a smooth and shiny surface by rubbing it or using a chemical action, leaving a surface with a significant specular reflection (still limited by the index of refraction of the material according to the Fresnel equations. ...
  8. (Polishing (metalworking)) Polishing and buffing are finishing processes for smoothing a workpiece's surface using an abrasive and a work wheel. ...
  9. (polishedly) In a polished manner; refinedly, elegantly
  10. (Polishing) the smoothing of a material surface by means of the action of abrasive particles attached usually to a fabric cloth. The final mechanical step in metallographic preparation.
  11. (Polishing) process applied to either reduce roughness of the wafer surface or to remove excess material from the surface; typically polishing is a mechanical-chemical process using a chemically reactive slurry.  learn more.
  12. (Polishing (bore)) excessive smoothing of the surface finish of the cylinder bore or cylinder liner in an engine to a mirror-like appearance, resulting in depreciation of ring sealing and oil consumption performance.
  13. (Polishing) (fiber optic) Act of smoothing ends of fibers to an optically smooth finish, generally using abrasives.
  14. (polishing) Professionally cleaning the teeth to remove plaque and stains.
  15. (polishing) (1) Smoothing metal surfaces, often to a high luster, by rubbing the surface with a fine abrasive, usually contained in a cloth or other soft lap. Results in microscopic flow of some surface metal together with actual removal of a small amount of surface metal. ...
  16. POLISHING usually describes the purification of a water which is already very pure, especially in Condensate Polishing. Sewage Polishing is more commonly called Tertiary Treatment.
  17. (Polishing) the process of giving glass a smooth, brilliant surface after it has been cut or engraved; first it is polished with a fine-grained stone wheel, then with a finer wheel made of lead, wood or cork.
  18. (POLISHING) is the removal of stains and plaque from your teeth, generally by using a slow speed rotary dental handpiece and a polishing paste. Polishing can also refer to refinishing to dental restorations at initial placements, and at follow up visits.
  19. (Polishing) The action of rubbing a painted finish to a very high gloss (or shiny) finish.
  20. (POLISHING) The finishing of metal surfaces with a compound impregnated in the surfaces of a hard fabric faced wheel which rotates at high speed. Also see BUFFING
  21. (POLISHING) As compared to burnishing, the act of creating a shiny surface on terra sigillata (or any clay or slip) by rubbing with soft cloth, a soft brush, or a piece of plastic film.
  22. (POLISHING) is the final process in the fabrication of a plastic prosthesis, in which surface scratches and imperfections are removed to produce a smooth, high gloss surface. ...
  23. (POLISHING) operation carried out on high gloss top coats (mainly PU) or wax PE in order to get rid of dust particles incorporated in the film and to build up the gloss. ...
  24. (Polishing) A finishing technique that involves rubbing a vessel surface with a hard tool, such as a stone or piece of pottery, to produce a uniform and glossy surface.
  25. (Polishing) A process used to remove grinding "fuzz" or roughness remaining on the journals and crankpins after a crankshaft has been ground to size. The shaft will typically be micro-polished with a 320 grit belt to 0.0001 in. by moving the crankshaft in the normal direction of rotation.