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Synonyms for burnish

Synonyms for burnish

to give a gleaming luster to, usually through friction

a radiant brightness or glow, usually due to light reflected from a smooth surface

Synonyms for burnish

polish and make shiny

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The dominant sources of C[O.sub.2] are the people in the store (staff and customers) who emit C[O.sub.2] by breathing, the propanefueled floor burnisher used to clean and polish the floor tiles at various times when the store is closed (typically 22:00 until 08:00 the following morning) and the C[O.sub.2] contained in the outside air.
The objects in the exhibition come from Iran, Turkey and India, and include reed pens, penknives and maktas, in addition to inkwells, scissors, burnishers, storage boxes and writing tables.
The preference defendant, Howell Electric Motors, had supplied the debtor with the motors and gearboxes that were installed in the debtors standard floor machines and certain burnishers.
Floor maintenance is usually best-achieved by night crews, whose loud and smelly burnishers can be operated without sending shoppers packing.
Burnishers: Burnishers are broaching tools designed to polish rather than cut a hole.
Worktables held the tools of the trade: small piles of gold leaf, brushes to apply it, blunt hematite burnishers to polish it, jars filled with quills, bottles of soot-black ink, small tins of brilliant hues.
This technology provides highly durable finishes that work with all forms of maintenance equipment--from slow-speed machines up to ultrahigh-speed burnishers.
Power washers, propane buffers, scrubbers, battery burnishers, carpet extractors and vacuums are a regular part of most every major facility maintenance operation.
Graduated highlights and lighter values can be attained by smoothing out and depressing areas of the plate with scrapers and burnishers so that they do not take the ink in relief printing.
Shops used by painters, burnishers, upholsterers and body-makers were quickly gutted, although a number of completed cars inside the building were driven to safety in All Saints Lane.
It is durable, resists tearing, generates very little dust and can be used on all types of ultra-high-speed burnishers, with excellent results on 3M floor finishes.
Floor polishers, which are finding popularity among owners of new and remodeled homes that contain patterned hardwood floors, also have been added; buffers, burnishers and extractors have been added as well.