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burnish

(bĕr′nĭsh)
To condense or polish a metal surface with a smooth metal instrument.

bur·nish

(bŭrnish)
To smooth and polish (e.g., when a dental instrument is rubbed over a rough surface).
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Figures 1 and 2 compare the average speed reductions for official IIHS FCP runs with the abbreviated burnish compared with the average speed reductions taken after the full FMVSS 135 burnishing procedure.
The testing, however, was interrupted to measure disc wear and pad wear after the burnish phase, and then the testing resumed.
The tool can also burnish large ID surfaces by mounting the tool on a boring bar.
While they can burnish brands, generate awareness and open doors to consumers, blogs can also bend Web traffic, upend organic search results and tarnish a company's reputation.
These capabilities, combined with numerous performance, scalability, device integration, and quality enhancements, including a new SAN correlation module for Microsoft SQL Server and support for IBM TotalStorage Enterprise Storage Server(R) (ESS) disk systems, burnish AppIQ's track record as the leading innovator in multi-vendor storage management.
We continue to burnish our track record of solid business results, solidifying our position as the leading independent supplier of open storage management software solutions," said Dave Lemont, CEO, AppIQ.
A Death in the Family'' has the handsome burnish of a labor of love, but that doesn't make it any less misguided.
Pharmacorp is a recognized name in Central America and Pharmessen's association with the company should greatly burnish our reputation as well.
MUHAMMAD Ali, a faltering 60-year-old man, is embraced round the world for courage, good deeds and an image millions burnish and remember.
My book is an opinionated, highly-biased, light-hearted guide to some of the hidden shops and stops nearby, ones that are not so obvious, ones that burnish the Palm Beach image of high-profile elegance," says Ruth Young, The Colony's Director of Sales & Marketing and a veteran Island insider.
Making use of special rollers that cold work the metal surface, the Superoll burnishing tools can burnish the inside or outside diameters of any bored, reamed, or turned workpiece to produce a wear-resistant finish--down to 4 micro-inch or less.