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Noun: burnish  bur-nish
  1. The property of being smooth and shiny
    - polish, gloss, glossiness
Verb: burnish  bur-nish
  1. Polish and make shiny
    "burnish the wooden floors";
    - buff, furbish

Derived forms: burnishing, burnished, burnishes

Type of: effulgence, polish, radiance, radiancy, refulgence, refulgency, shine, smooth, smoothen, smoothness

Encyclopedia: Burnish