polish


Polish (http://definr.com/Polish)

     adj : of or relating to Poland or its people or culture; "Polish
           sausage" [syn: Polish]
     n 1: the property of being smooth and shiny [syn: gloss, glossiness,
           burnish]
     2: a highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or
        impeccable quality; "they performed with great polish"; "I
        admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"; "almost an
        inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is
        almost art"--Joseph Conrad [syn: refinement, culture,
        cultivation, finish]
     3: a preparation used in polishing
     4: the Slavic language of Poland [syn: Polish]
     v 1: (of surfaces) make shine; "shine the silver, please";
          "polish my shoes" [syn: smooth, smoothen, shine]
     2: improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one's
        style of writing" [syn: refine, fine-tune, down]
     3: make shiny [syn: gloss]
     4: bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state;
        "polish your social manners" [syn: round, round off, {polish
        up}, brush up]