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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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The 3M Sky Blue Hi-Performance Burnish Pad 3050 increases image clarity and improves gloss in 18% fewer passes than similar burnishing pads.
Our design philosophy from the onset was to develop a full-function magnetic media test system -- the MRS3000 -- that would incorporate burnish and glide testing with leading edge PMR media certification," said Vlad Pogrebinsky, president and CEO of Magnetic Recording Solutions, Inc.
When justice is done, we expect to see the burnish back on his bronze.
Or, in keeping with the theme of this issue of Nursing Homes, how do you burnish your image?
The gray and color-corrected ceramic microspheres are fine particle size, high-strength ceramic microspheres typically used to reduce VOC levels, increase filler loadings, improve hardness, reduce and control gloss, and add burnish scrub and abrasive resistance to a variety of coating formulations.
He blames the jail crisis on politicians who pass mountains of laws to burnish their tough-on-crime credentials, but refuse to provide the resources to improve the jails.
The G2 is a multifunction media tester platform offering the full range of media test functions: certification, burnish and glide testing, and bulk erase and/or media pre-conditioning.
Tools are equipped with a diamond tip at the end of a mandrel and typically used to burnish lock rings, input shafts, covers, housings, pulleys, gears and similar workpieces.
Other special designs are available to burnish flat surfaces, contours, spheres, and virtually any part configuration.