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Definition of Burnished

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Burnish 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 sun. --Cunningham. Burnishing machine, a machine for smoothing and polishing by compression, as in making paper collars.
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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. --Herbert.
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Burnish Bur"nish, n. The effect of burnishing; gloss; brightness; luster. --Crashaw.
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Burnish 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 sun. --Cunningham. Burnishing machine, a machine for smoothing and polishing by compression, as in making paper collars.

Meaning of Burnished from wikipedia

- Burnishing may refer to: Burnishing (metal), plastic deformation of a surface due to sliding contact with another object Burnishing (pottery), pottery...
- the metal. A burnishing tool is used to push metal all around the stone to hold the stone and give a flush appearance, with a burnished edge around it...
- A burnisher is a hand tool used in woodworking for creating a burr on a card s****er. Purpose-manufactured burnishers are polished smooth, typically made...
- Roller burnishing is a surface finishing technique where hardened rollers cold work surface imperfections to reduce surface roughness. Roller burnishing differs...
- protect the wood like a varnish does, but does impart a glossy sheen. Black-burnished ware, a type of Romano-British ceramic Black-on-black ware, a pottery...
- A propane burnisher is a type of rotary floor burnisher, a floor buffing (polishing) device, that is powered by propane. It is designed to rotate in speeds...
- stylistic characteristics. Black burnished ware 1 (BB1), is a black, co**** and gritty fabric. Vessels are hand made. Black burnished ware 2 (BB2) is a finer,...
- The burnished saki (Pithecia inusta) is a species of saki monkey, a type of New World monkey. It is found in central Peru and a small portion of adjacent...
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- and water ("water gilding", which allows the surface to be subsequently burnished to a mirror-like finish) or boiled linseed oil mixed with litharge ("oil...