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To make a tooth or dental restoration smoother and glossier, usually by the action of friction.
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AFTER a few gags about her diminutive stature, the barefoot Porter got straight down to the business of polishing off her new show in time for Edinburgh.
It's sort of like when you tell yourself that you're "definitely not going to drink tonight" and then you end up polishing off a twelver before 10:00 pm.
After polishing off the final three Leicester wickets in the opening stages of the final day, the hosts needed just 175 to complete the formalities.
Steve McDonald is shown polishing off a bottle of whisky.