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To make a tooth or dental restoration smoother and glossier, usually by the action of friction.
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And that told more than even the most pessimistic Three Lions follower could have feared as England were dismissed for an appalling 99, before Chris Gayle and Andre Fletcher put the conditions in perspective by polishing off the runs in 12.4 overs.
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.
IT HAS a low fat content but fabulous flavour made me feel virtuous, despite polishing off the whole tub in one sitting.