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To make a tooth or dental restoration smoother and glossier, usually by the action of friction.
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As I gradually came to grips with my condition through the therapy, I started to eat again, rejoicing after polishing off a single candy bar.
The hungry animal had broken into the house in Hastings, East Sussex, through a catflap and sauntered into the nine-year-old's bedroom for a snooze after polishing off the family cat's dinner, and made itself a nest out of soft toys.
Hoffman says the acetic acid may remain toxic far longer than chlorine, polishing off any lingering algae.
SURREY stretched their lead at the top of the County Championship table, polishing off second-placed Hampshire in an hour and a half on the final day at Guildford.