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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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Roller-burnished discs were additionally burnished by the rollers after turning under the same conditions used for the four turning-finished discs.
Each model was fitted with OEM replacement brake pads and rotors and tested using the FMVSS burnish procedure, with the exception that three repeated AEB tests were conducted at fixed steps in the burnishing sequence.
The 3M Sky Blue Hi-Performance Burnish Pad 3050 increases image clarity and improves gloss in 18% fewer passes than similar burnishing pads.
LARGEST CONTRACT Samantha Burnish set up Lynnwood Interiors in 2005.
Once the pots were burnished to a compact, shiny surface, the design was applied to the neck or shoulder of the pot.
Using different technological parameters of milling and burnishing 216 different burnished surfaces was obtained on 36 milled surfaces.
(6) burnish his image as wartime commander in chief and thereby enhance the prospects of reelection.
Until recently a subcontractor was used to deflash and, if required, burnish pressure die castings, but as a further phase in Alucast's plans to be at the forefront of their industry, it was decided to bring the finishing process in house.
Honda says it is going to make only a few thousand EX's, with the model serving as a "halo" car to burnish the Accord line.
It's to enrich the contractors, and to burnish Bush's image as the great defender of the nation.
But it wasn't for money (although perhaps to burnish his reputation) that the editor-publisher of Jack O'Dwyer's Newsletter, "The Inside News of Public Relations," recently created the "O'Dwyer Award for Excellence in Public Communications."
They offer improved non-yellowing and burnish resistance.