polished, past tense; polished, past participle; polishes, 3rd person singular present; polishing, present participle;
Make the surface of (something) smooth and shiny by rubbing it
she unloaded the dishwasher and polished the glasses
Improve, refine, or add the finishing touches to
he's got to polish up his French for his job
A substance used to give something a smooth and shiny surface when rubbed in
An act of rubbing something to give it a shiny surface
I could give the cabinet a polish
Smoothness or glossiness produced by rubbing or friction
the machine refines the shape of the stone and gives it polish
Refinement or elegance in a person or thing
his poetry has clarity and polish
of or relating to Poland or its people or culture; "Polish sausage"
make (a surface) shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"
the property of being smooth and shiny
a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality; "they performed with great polish"; "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"; "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad
improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one's style of writing"
a preparation used in polishing
The Polish is a European breed of chicken known for its crest of feathers. The English language name of these birds is a misnomer, as they do not originate in the country of Poland. Instead, the oldest accounts of crested chickens comes from the Netherlands. ...
(The Poles) The Polish people, or Poles (Polacy , singular Polak) are the inhabitants of Poland and Polish emigrants irrespective of their ancestry. Their religion is predominantly Roman Catholic. ...
A substance used to polish; Cleanliness; smoothness, shininess; Refinement; cleanliness in performance or presentation; To shine; to make a surface very smooth or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding; To refine; remove imperfections from
(Polishes) Furniture cleaners and polishes are mainly wax or oil based products. They contain antistatic compounds.
(Poles) A forest product made from the straightest, strongest trees and used to support utilities like power lines and telephone lines. Fire causes longleaf pine to maintain a straight form, thus making it the most superb tree for making poles.
(Poles) trees with a diameter at breast height of 5.5 - 11.5 inches.
(Poles) Magnetic devices set up inside the motor by the placement and connection of the windings. Divide the number of poles into 7200 to determine the motor's normal speed. For example, 7200 divided by 2 poles equals 3600RPM.
(Poles) A way of picturing magnetic phenomena. All magnets are considered to be "dipoles", having both a North pole (which would point North if used in a compass) and a South pole (which would point South if used in a compass. ...
(Poles) Are the elements that develop the magnetic flux fields in a motor. The number of pole pairs in a motor must be the same number or a multiple of the number of phases in the applied voltage. Ex: A 3 phase motor would require 3, 6, 9, 12 etc. pole pairs. ...
(Poles) Points at the intersection between the axis of rotation of a sphere and its surface. There are two of them, usually called North and South Poles.
(Poles) Ski sticks; tapered tube poles used for balance and as an aid to climbing and turning.
(Poles) Sticks made of bamboo or wood used to herd the birds to the trap.
(Poles) The stabilizing struts between the basket, the burner mount and the load cables. On some balloons the poles are actually load-bearing elements; on others they simply act as stiff or slightly flexible guides for the actual load-bearing elements and connections from envelope sensors to the ...
(Poles) The two-pole monolithic filter is the basis for all packaged crystal filters. With the addition of coupling capacitors between pole sections, they can be cascaded to produce four, six, and eight or more pole filter responses.
(Poles) This refers to magnetic poles in an energized motor. Poles come in sets of two (a north and south). In an AC motor, the pole quantity works in conjunction with the frequency to determine the synchronous speed of the motor.
(Poles) Two aspects of an energy. The positive pole is an energy's true or love-based manifestation. The negative pole is the distortion or constriction of that energy by fear.
(Poles) Values of complex frequency, which make the transfer function infinite. Factors in the denominator of the transfer function polynomial.
(Poles) a series of three poles that appear only in chain sequences. Paired with Dumpties.
(Poles) the means or method by which the telecommunications media can be distributed from the closet to the work station. It can be located beneath the floor, within or as part of the floor, between the floor and ceiling or as part of the ceiling.