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burnish

[′bər·nish]
(engineering)
To polish or make shiny.
(metallurgy)
To develop a smooth, lustrous surface finish by tumbling with steel balls or rubbing with a hard metal pad.

burnish

To polish by friction; to make smooth and lustrous.
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"He's willing to burnish its reputation while tarnishing his own GLOBAL WITNESS on jamie's deal with shell
Brake disc specifications and braking conditions [3] Brake disc Type Front ventilated specification Material G3000 Outer diameter 296 mm Friction plate thickness 24 mm Friction surface finish Grinding and roller -burnishing Braking condition Vehicle speed 65 km/h to 0 Deceleration 3.5 [m/s.sup.2] Brake application 700 Additional effectiveness Before, midst, and after testing burnish braking Table 2.
This study compares IIHS FCP performance after using the FMVSS 135 full burnishing procedure and the mini burnish procedure prescribed by the IIHS protocol.
"The Sky Blue Hi-Performance Burnish Pad 3050 is a fantastic addition to the 3M family of premium burnishing floor pads," says Ed Michels, marketing and development manager with the 3M Building and Commercial Services Division.
The job market today is more competitive than ever, leading many people to consider returning to school to burnish their skills or gain new ones.
Samantha Burnish set up Lynnwood Interiors in 2005 at her home in Bardon Mill, Northumberland, after becoming tired of the office politics and dirty work she had to carry out at the plant in Newcastle.
Spoons or smooth pebbles were used to burnish the outside surface of the clay as it became leather-hard.
Second, while our diversity may limit our ability to address the substantive merits of certain proposals, it should burnish our credibility in respect of other issues or in commenting generally on the need for Congress to devote more time and attention to how and whether provisions will work.
announced in mid-April the hiring of the PR firm of Porter Novelli to help it burnish an image tarnished by cooperation with Chinese government censorship.
That is why it is better to burnish with feed perpendicular to former milling feed.
In the face of a well-oiled anti-mining movement, the country is struggling to burnish its snow-white image as an investor-friendly mining destination.
It masks drywall imperfections and provides durable, burnish resistant finish.