Definitions for "Burnish"
Keywords:  rub, polish, shine, glossy, spatula
To cause to shine; to make smooth and bright; to polish; specifically, to polish by rubbing with something hard and smooth; as, to burnish brass or paper.
To shine forth; to brighten; to become smooth and glossy, as from swelling or filling out; hence, to grow large.
To polish by rubbing. For instance, after gold leaf is applied to a substrate, it is burnished with a cotton cloth to bring up the shine and reveal any holes where the leaf will have to applied a second time.
Keywords:  friction, rotor, shoe, brakes, drum
The process of wearing-in brakes or using the brakes so that the contact between the friction material (shoe or pad) and its mating surface (rotor or drum) becomes stabilized.
the process of removing unwanted entries from an engraved printing plate. Done by a plate finisher.
The process of buffing a shoe surface to achieve an antiquing effect of the leather.
The drawing or flattening out of a malleable metal through pressure.
Treatment of metal surfaces to darken them.
Keywords:  gloss, luster, brightness, effect
The effect of burnishing; gloss; brightness; luster.
Usually refers to the use of higher rpm equipment when buffing a floor, and designates a type of maintenance program.
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