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To make a tooth or dental restoration smoother and glossier, usually by the action of friction.
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That plan was nixed, however, when in mid-September heavyweight Internet browser Google polished off all the building's vacancy in a 270,000 s/f deal, one of the year's largest in Midtown South.
'' Hoggard polished off the Windies' first innings for 380 with two wickets in successive balls.
Though Congress is allowed 90 days to consider trade agreements under the fast-track rules of Bush's Trade Promotion Authority, these two FTAs were polished off in a mere 21 days.
And in contrast to most opera stories, there was a happy ending, as guests polished off their French opera cake dessert and took to the dance floor with delight.
The newest glosses leave you looking like you just polished off a cherry Popsicle.
The 26-year-old Somerset reject, playing only his second championship match for Kent, took three for four in 15 balls to rip out Essex's top order, and then polished off the tail as they were dismissed for just 68, the lowest championship score of the season so far.
Your arteries will think you've just polished off the equivalent of a Big Mac plus two Hamburgers at McDonald's.
Yakovlev, were stylish Polish lovers, and were all-too-soon polished off. But the ballet's outstanding performances came from Uliana Lopatkina (in a too-long delayed season debut) and Asylmuratova, both all flaring nostrils and passion, and perfectly superb as the spurned harem queen, Zarema.
Gareth Andrew led the way with a season's-best return of four for 42 and Moeen Ali, who captured 12 wickets in last month's win at Old Trafford, polished off the lower order with three for 46.
SEVENTEEN-Y -EAR.OLD Tom Milnes led the way as Warwickshire polished off MCC Young Cricketers by an Y innings and 58 runs to start their 2nd XI campaign with a 24-point haul.
Sarah Manning polished off Nicky Duckling's assist in the 38th minute to open the scoring, with Duckling adding the second after Manning missed a penalty.
TENNIS: Andy Murray polished off Roko Karanusic in straight sets to extend Great Britain's Davis Cup lead over Croatia to 4-0 in the first dead rubber at the All England Club.