HyperDic: burnish

English > 2 senses of the word burnish:
NOUNattributeburnish, polish, gloss, glossinessthe property of being smooth and shiny
VERBcontactburnish, buff, furbishpolish and make shiny
burnish > pronunciation
Soundsber'nihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > burnish: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property of being smooth and shiny.
Synonymspolish, gloss, glossiness
NarrowerFrench polishThe glaze produced by repeated applications of French polish shellac
glazeA glossy finish on a fabric
Broaderradiance, radiancy, shine, effulgence, refulgence, refulgencyThe quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
smoothnessA texture without roughness
Spanishbarniz, pulimento
Catalanlluentor, poliment
Verbsburnishpolish and make shiny
English > burnish: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningpolish and make shiny.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey burnish the glass tubes
Synonymsbuff, furbish
Broaderpolish, smooth, smoothen, shinemake (a surface) shine
Spanishabrillantar, bruñir, pulimentar, pulir
Catalanbrunyir, polir
Nounsburnishthe property of being smooth and shiny

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