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1 : To remove the polish or glaze from.

2 : The process of removing the vitreous glaze from porcelain, leaving the dull luster of the surface of ivory porcelain.

3 : To polish thoroughly.

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1 : Depolish

v. t.

To remove the polish or glaze from.

2 : Depolishing

n.

The process of removing the vitreous glaze from porcelain, leaving the dull luster of the surface of ivory porcelain.

3 : Expolish

v. t.

To polish thoroughly.

This word polish uses (6) total characters with white space

This word polish uses (6) total characters with white out space

This word polish uses 6 unique characters: H I L O P S

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From Wikipedia

Polish /ˈplɪʃ/ may refer to:

  • Anything from or related to Poland, a country in Europe
  • Polish language
  • Poles, people from Poland
  • Polish chicken
  • Polish brothers (Mark Polish and Michael Polish, born 1970), American twin screenwriters

Polish /ˈpɒlɪʃ/ may refer to:

  • Polishing, the process of creating a smooth and shiny surface by rubbing or chemical action
    • French polishing, polishing wood to a high gloss finish
  • Nail polish
  • Shoe polish
  • Polish (screenwriting), improving a script in smaller ways than in a rewrite

From Wiktionary

See also: Polish

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Noun
      • 1.3.1 Synonyms
      • 1.3.2 Derived terms
      • 1.3.3 Related terms
      • 1.3.4 Translations
      • 1.3.5 See also
    • 1.4 Verb
      • 1.4.1 Synonyms
      • 1.4.2 Derived terms
      • 1.4.3 Related terms
      • 1.4.4 Translations
      • 1.4.5 See also
    • 1.5 Further reading
    • 1.6 Anagrams

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old French poliss-, stem of some of the conjugated forms of polir, from Latin polīre (to polish, make smooth).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) enPR: pŏ'lĭsh, IPA(key): /ˈpɒlɪʃ/
  • (US) enPR: pä'lĭsh, IPA(key): /ˈpɑlɪʃ/
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Noun[edit]

polish (countable and uncountable, plural polishes)

  1. A substance used to polish.
    A good silver polish will remove tarnish easily.
  2. Cleanliness; smoothness, shininess.
    The floor was waxed to a high polish.
  3. Refinement; cleanliness in performance or presentation.
    The lecturer showed a lot of polish at his last talk.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (substance): wax
  • (smoothness, shininess): finish, sheen, shine, shininess, smoothness
  • (cleanliness in performance or presentation): class, elegance, panache, refinement, style

Derived terms[edit]

  • depolish
  • expolish
  • repolish

Related terms[edit]

  • polissoir

Translations[edit]

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See also[edit]

  • apple-polish
  • French polish
  • furniture polish
  • glacial polish
  • nail polish
  • polish remover
  • shoe polish
  • spit and polish
  • stove polish
  • varnish polish

Verb[edit]

polish (third-person singular simple present polishes, present participle polishing, simple past and past participle polished)

  1. (transitive) To shine; to make a surface very smooth or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding.
    He polished up the chrome until it gleamed.
  2. (transitive) To refine; remove imperfections from.
    The band has polished its performance since the last concert.
    • 1699, William Temple, Heads designed for an essay on conversations
      Study gives strength to the mind; conversation, grace: the first apt to give stiffness, the other suppleness: one gives substance and form to the statue, the other polishes it.
  3. (transitive) To apply shoe polish to shoes.
  4. (intransitive) To become smooth, as from friction; to receive a gloss; to take a smooth and glossy surface.
    Steel polishes well.
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  5. (transitive) To refine; to wear off the rudeness, coarseness, or rusticity of; to make elegant and polite.
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Synonyms[edit]

  • (to make smooth and shiny by rubbing): wax, shine, buff, furbish, burnish, smooth, bone
  • (refine): hone, perfect, refine

Derived terms[edit]

  • polishable
  • polished
  • polisher
  • polishing
  • polishment
  • polishure
  • repolish
  • unpolish

Related terms[edit]

  • polite

Translations[edit]

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout#Translations.

See also[edit]

  • interpolish
  • polish off
  • polish up, polish up on

Further reading[edit]

  • polish in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • polish in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • “polish” at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams[edit]

  • Hislop