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bur·nish·er

(ber'nish-er),
An instrument for smoothing and polishing the surface or edge of a dental restoration.
[O.F. burnir, to polish]

burnisher

[bur′nishər]
Etymology: ME, burnischen, to make brown
a dental instrument shaped with rounded smooth edges of the nib, used to closely adapt, polish, or work-harden a metallic material to an underlying object, usually the margin of a gold restoration.

bur·nish·er

(bŭr'nish-ĕr)
An instrument for smoothing and polishing the surface or edge of a dental restoration.
[O.F. burnir, to polish]

bur·nish·er

(bŭr'nish-ĕr)
Instrument for smoothing and polishing surface or edge of a dental restoration.
[O.F. burnir, to polish]

burnisher,

n an instrument shape with rounded edges used to burnish, polish, or work-harden metallic surfaces.
burnisher, ball,
n a burnisher with a working point in the form of a ball.
burnisher, beaver-tail,
n See burnisher, straight.
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burnisher, fishtail,
n a burnisher that slightly resembles a fish's tail in shape.
burnisher, straight,
n a burnisher that resembles a beaver's tail in shape; the broad, flat blade is smoothly continuous with the shank, meeting it in a slight curve; the edges and the point are smoothly rounded.
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