Polisher Pol"ish*er, n. One who, or that which, polishes; also, that which is used in polishing. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • polisher — pol|ish|er [ˈpɔlıʃə US ˈpa:lıʃər] n a machine used to polish something ▪ an electric floor polisher …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • polisher — polish ► VERB 1) make smooth and shiny by rubbing. 2) improve or refine. 3) (polish off) finish or consume quickly. ► NOUN 1) a substance used to make something smooth and shiny when rubbed in. 2) an act of polishing …   English terms dictionary

  • polisher — noun see polish I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • polisher — See polish. * * * …   Universalium

  • polisher — pol·ish·er || pÉ‘lɪʃə(r) / pÉ’l n. one who cuts and finished diamonds; one who makes shiny; substance used to polish …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polisher — pol·ish·er …   English syllables

  • polisher — noun a power tool used to buff surfaces • Syn: ↑buffer • Derivationally related forms: ↑polish, ↑buff (for: ↑buffer) • Hypernyms: ↑power tool …   Useful english dictionary

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