Definition of Burnish. Meaning of Burnish. Synonyms of Burnish
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Definition of Burnish
Burnish Bur"nish, v. i.
To shine forth; to brighten; to become smooth and glossy, as
from swelling or filling out; hence, to grow large.
A slender poet must have time to grow, And spread and
burnish as his brothers do. --Dryden.
My thoughts began to burnish, sprout, and swell.
Burnish Bur"nish, n.
The effect of burnishing; gloss; brightness; luster.
BurnishBurnish Bur"nish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Burnished; p. pr. &
vb. n. Burnishing.] [OE. burnischen, burnissen, burnen, OF.
burnir, brunir, to make brown, polish, F. brunir, fr. F. brun
brown, fr. OHG. br?n; cf. MHG. briunen to make brown, polish.
See Brown, a.]
To cause to shine; to make smooth and bright; to polish;
specifically, to polish by rubbing with something hard and
smooth; as, to burnish brass or paper.
The frame of burnished steel, that east a glare From
far, and seemed to thaw the freezing air. --Dryden.
Now the village windows blaze, Burnished by the setting
Burnishing machine, a machine for smoothing and polishing
by compression, as in making paper collars.
Meaning of Burnish from wikipedia
the whole outer surface
of the pot is thus decorated, but in certain ceramic traditions there
is 'pattern burnishing' where
- visually, burnishing smears
of a rough surface
it shinier. burnishing
on any sliding surface
- roller burnishing
is a method
of cold working metal surfaces
to induce compressive residual stress
es and enhance surface roughness
- black-burnished ware is a type of romano-british ceramic
. everted-rim jars with burnished lattice
decoration, bead-rim and plain
with grit or sand, burnished
to a shiny finish
and made with a variety
of clay s in different
- the burnished-buff tanager
(tangara cayana), also known
as the rufous-crowned tanager, is a common south america
of bird in the
- low plasticity burnishing
(lpb) is a method
of metal improvement
deep, stable surface compressive residual stress
- a floor burnisher
is a type of high-speed rotary floor machine
that has a horizontally rotating
head which attaches
to a large, round
- name neoregelia
'burnished copper' , image
, hybrid neoregelia hybrid carolinae
'burnished copper' , origin