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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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The coatings developed can be sanded and buffed much like a commercial 2K polyurethane system with improved blending capability and near minimal halo effect.
I'm in bed with Eric Mabius, this good-looking, buffed guy, and I do a scene with Ryan Phillippe, who's one of the biggest heartthrobs in America right now," he muses.
Even though the Odyssey probe has been taking data for just a few months and hasn't yet deployed its most sensitive instruments, data from three devices--one that measures gamma rays and two that detect neutrons--suggest there are copious amounts of hydrogen buffed 1 meter or so beneath the soil in the polar regions of Mars.