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To make a tooth or dental restoration smoother and glossier, usually by the action of friction.
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"The process inherits itself to have a little bit of a grainy surface finish, but the material is finishable, polishable, and chromable so you can actually design into the part maybe a quarter percent shrinkage in the larger area so you can actually polish it down to a mirror-like finish."
The Chase Series of Tactical Footwear features slip- and oil-resistant quiet rubber outsole, electrical hazard protection, stitched toe and heel, custom molded phylon midsole, texon stability platform insole and full-grain polishable leather toe.

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