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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.
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.