All Verb Noun
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  • He was fired when he spent far too many hours polishing the business correspondence.
  • Stone polishing makes in this period its first appearance, becoming more frequent at later dates.
  • This removed time pressure, leading to the band spending two years polishing the material.
  • For about a minute I stood polishing it, and then carried it forward to the light. Cited from Dead Man's Rock, by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Nothing is so good for the best class of work as polishing entirely with French polish. Cited from French Polishing and Enamelling, by Richard Bitmead
  • The polishing of the other steel parts is done precisely like any other steel work. Cited from Watch and Clock Escapements, by Anonymous
  • He left university to work in a diamond polishing plant only under protest.
  • Water is typically used for cutting, while either oil or water is used for the polishing process.
  • Once the game had reached a stable state, an additional nine months were spent on polishing the game.
  • Initially, scenes were presented only once, but some of the players grew interested in polishing material into finished pieces.
  • Therefore, hallmarking is generally done before the piece goes for its final polishing.
  • In this sense, water polishing is simply another term for whole house water filtration systems.
  • About a third of total world production is used in car-polishing polishes.
  • These are from sixty five yards to just over one hundred yards, excellent for polishing the short game.
  • Especially did they bar the mental polishing of the three R's. Cited from Slave Narratives: Indiana, by Work Projects Administration
  • Charlie spent his early hour in polishing up things generally. Cited from The Adventures of a Three-Guinea Watch, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • From that time polishing became a separate branch of the cabinet business. Cited from French Polishing and Enamelling, by Richard Bitmead
  • The game has received several updates since the original release polishing the game and adding features.
  • We would add to the details already given a few words on polishing the edges. Cited from Watch and Clock Escapements, by Anonymous
  • Over polishing is an issue with silver and can cause harm to the surface of the metal.
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Root form of polishing is polish for the verb.

Words starting with polishing

Meaning of polishing

  • verb Make (a surface) shine
    shine the silver, please, polish my shoes
  • verb Improve or perfect by pruning or polishing
    refine one's style of writing
  • verb Bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state
    polish your social manners