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buff

1. 
a. a dull yellow or yellowish-brown colour
b. (as adjective): buff paint
2. 
a. a cloth or pad of material used for polishing an object
b. a flexible disc or wheel impregnated with a fine abrasive for polishing metals, etc., with a power tool

buff

1. To clean and polish a surface so that a high luster results.
2. To grind down and/or polish a floor finish of terrazzo or other exposed-aggregate concrete.
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Current commercial 2K technology is usually sanded and buffed one day after curing to achieve optimum appearance characteristics while maintaining job efficiency.
Using a diamond saw, he sliced the ax parallel to the polished surface and then buffed the new surfaces with commercial polishing equipment using three abrasives: diamond, corundum, and quartz.