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planishing

[′plan·ish·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
Smoothing the surface of a metal by a rapid series of overlapping, light hammerlike blows or by rolling in a planishing mill.
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Some dents might need to have the spinner annealed, hammered out or planished to reshape, but it takes a good metal worker to do this.
Gideon Planish (1943) is a satirical attack against treachery potentially existing in the academic profession and against pseudoartists with philanthropic inclinations, who fill Lewis's world of "Philanthrobbery" to be found outside the universe of Main Street.
planished reconstruction refers to the conversion and execution of the necessary works for putting this function into function for the needs of the technological educational entrepreneurial incubator.
With continuation of sliding, coating surface was planished and the friction coefficient was stable.
Accurate, reliable and sophisticated, the El Primero, with its pearly, angular, planished decoration, is a symbol of excellence: it is a testimonial to the art of watchmaking down through the centuries and represents the pinnacle of watchmaking accomplishment.
Each piece has been hammered or "planished" into shape by hand and the outsides of the bowls, and insides of the saucers and ashtray, have been decorated with wrigglework - patterns made with zigzag lines - and bright-cut engraving, a style of decorating silver popular in Britain in the late 18th century.
The factory advertising of the era described the barrel as "made from the best quality special gun-barrel steel, thoroughly welded and planished in the bar, free from seams and hard spots, carefully straightened, and is bored, rifled, chambered and finished on the Ballard system and guaranteed to shoot at least equal to anything of the same caliber, length and weight up to 200 yards."