Made smooth and glossy, as by friction; hence, highly finished; refined; polite; as, polished plate; polished manners; polished verse.
The finest and smoothest finish available in stone characterized by a gloss or reflective property. Generally only possible on hard, dense materials. Polishing is a mechanical process, not an applied finish.
perfected or made shiny and smooth; "his polished prose"; "in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes"; "freshly polished silver"