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Overview of verb polish

The verb polish has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (7) polish, smooth, smoothen, shine

(make (a surface) shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes")

2. (3) polish, refine, fine-tune, down

(improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one's style of writing")

3. polish, round, round off, polish up, brush up

(bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners")

Overview of adj polished

The adj polished has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) polished

(perfected or made shiny and smooth; "his polished prose"; "in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes"; "freshly polished silver")

2. polished, refined, svelte, urbane

(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, polished

((of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed; "polished rice")

4. dressed, polished

((of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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