What does polishing mean?

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pol·ish·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shining, polishing(noun)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. polishing(Noun)

    The action of the verb to polish.

  2. polishing(Adjective)

    That makes shiny or smooth.

  3. polishing(Adjective)

    That refines.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Polishing

    of Polish

  2. Polishing

    a. & n. from Polish

Freebase

  1. Polishing

    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 In some materials polishing is also able to reduce diffuse reflection to minimal values. When an unpolished surface is magnified thousands of times, it usually looks like mountains and valleys. By repeated abrasion, those "mountains" are worn down until they are flat or just small "hills." The process of polishing with abrasives starts with coarse ones and graduates to fine ones. Polishing with very fine abrasive differs physically from coarser abrasion, in that material is removed on a molecular level, so that the rate is correlated to the boiling point rather than to the melting point of the material being polished.

How to pronounce polishing?

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How to say polishing in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of polishing in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of polishing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of polishing in a Sentence

  1. Otis Williams:

    We were at the right place at the right time... And we kept polishing up our act.

  2. Otis Williams:

    Every time I've seen it, it's been a tear-jerker, we were at the right place at the right time... And we kept polishing up our act.

Images & Illustrations of polishing

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