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polish

US [ˈpɑlɪʃ]
UK [ˈpɒlɪʃ]
  • n.抛光;擦亮;上光;上光剂
  • v.抛光;磨光;润色;擦光
  • adj.波兰(人)的;波兰语(的)
  • Web打磨;波兰文
Simple Present:polishes  Present Participle:polishing  Past Tense:polished  
polish
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n.
1.
[u][c]
擦光剂;上光剂;亮光剂a substance used when rubbing a surface to make it smooth and shiny
furniture/floor/shoe/silver polish
家具上光漆;地板蜡;鞋油;银光剂
wax polish
亮光蜡
2.
[sing]
抛光;上光;擦亮an act of polishing sth
I give it a polish now and again.
我不时把它抛一抛光。
3.
[sing]
擦光的面;打磨光亮的面the shiny appearance of sth after it has been polished
4.
[u]
(表演的)完美,娴熟,精湛a high quality of performance achieved with great skill
She played the cello with the polish of a much older musician.
她演奏大提琴颇有资深演奏家的风范。
5.
[u]
文雅;优雅;品味;礼貌high standards of behaviour; being polite
v.
1.
[t][i]
擦光;磨光;抛光to make sth smooth and shiny by rubbing it
Polish shoes regularly to protect the leather.
要经常擦鞋,以保护皮革。
He polished his glasses with a handkerchief.
他用手绢揩拭眼镜。
2.
[t]
修改;润饰;润色to make changes to sth in order to improve it
The statement was carefully polished and checked before release.
这项声明是经仔细润色检查后才发表的。
The hotel has polished up its act(= improved its service) since last year.
这家酒店自去年以来已经改善了服务水平。

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