(a.) Of or pertaining to Poland or its inhabitants.
(n.) The language of the Poles.
(v. t.) To make smooth and glossy, usually by friction; to burnish; to overspread with luster; as, to polish glass, marble, metals, etc.
(v. t.) Hence, to refine; to wear off the rudeness, coarseness, or rusticity of; to make elegant and polite; as, to polish life or manners.
(v. i.) To become smooth, as from friction; to receive a gloss; to take a smooth and glossy surface; as, steel polishes well.
(n.) A smooth, glossy surface, usually produced by friction; a gloss or luster.
(n.) Anything used to produce a gloss.
(n.) Fig.: Refinement; elegance of manners.
(1) The usefulness of porous tarflen materials (tarflen--Polish name of teflon produced by Zakłady Azotowe in Tarnów, Poland) for this application was evaluated by comparing their properties with those of American porous teflon membranes used in membrane oxygenators.
(2) The accident on 10 April 2010, killed the president, first lady and dozens of senior officials, in the worst Polish air disaster since the second world war.
(3) Photograph: Polish Government Despite his clear-eyed approach to the looted artworks, Wächter maintains that his father was an unwilling cog in the Nazi killing machine, a position that has won him many critics.
(4) Since 1930 Dr. Rakowiecki has started as self-taught astronomy studies becoming soon one of seven most eminent Polish astronomers.
(5) There is a picture, drawn by Polish cartoonist Marek Raczkowski: a crowd of people demonstrating in the street, carrying aloft a big banner that simply reads "FUUUCK!''.
(6) This in turn meant frantic investment in German coal and lignite – 10 new plants are said to be opening – and a surge in Polish coal output.
(7) Romanians making Polish wages go down.” Then he adds: “The Romanian, he not the worst.
(8) Many ceramists advocate polishing, rather than glazing, to control the surface luster of metal ceramic restorations.
(9) The results were compared to controls and children with JRA in Polish populations (where amyloidosis is a frequent complication of JRA) as well as to American children with JRA (where amyloidosis in JRA has been observed only sporadically) and American control children.
(10) Below-zero temperatures crowned the top of the US from Idaho to Minnesota, where many roads still had an inch-thick plate of ice, polished smooth by traffic and impervious to ice-melting chemicals.
(11) Polish foreign affairs minister Radoslaw Sikorski has opposed the ships being handed over.
(12) Obama spoke on the phone with Merkel, the British prime minister, David Cameron , and the Polish president, Bronisław Komorowski.
(13) Russia is Europe's second largest market for food and drink and has been an important consumer of Polish pig meat and Dutch fruit and vegetables.
(14) This cross-sectional study was undertaken after the discovery of cobalt-related fibrosing alveolitis and bronchial asthma in diamond polishers occupationally exposed to cobalt.
(15) Polished rice samples harvested in 1985 were collected from 25 prefectures throughout Japan.
(16) She is very sophisticated, she is polished, and she can speak to the issues.
(17) The leakage of the dye that was observed in each of the groups might have been caused by the ineffectiveness of, or the ineffective use of, the nail polish or cyanoacrylate used to coat all but the apically sealed tips of the endodonticalled prepared teeth.
(18) Early corrosion phenomena required re-polishing every three months.
(19) The remaining incisor was carefully polished and served as an enamel surface.
(20) Cobalt-60, Polish-made BK-10,000 cobalt bombs, and Canadian-made Gammacell were placed in the irradiation chamber to provide irradiation.
(v. i.) To emit rays of light; to give light; to beam with steady radiance; to exhibit brightness or splendor; as, the sun shines by day; the moon shines by night.
(v. i.) To be bright by reflection of light; to gleam; to be glossy; as, to shine like polished silver.
(v. i.) To be effulgent in splendor or beauty.
(v. i.) To be eminent, conspicuous, or distinguished; to exhibit brilliant intellectual powers; as, to shine in courts; to shine in conversation.
(v. t.) To cause to shine, as a light.
(v. t.) To make bright; to cause to shine by reflected light; as, in hunting, to shine the eyes of a deer at night by throwing a light on them.
(n.) The quality or state of shining; brightness; luster, gloss; polish; sheen.
(n.) Sunshine; fair weather.
(n.) A liking for a person; a fancy.
(n.) Caper; antic; row.
(v. i.) Shining; sheen.
(1) Two of the largest markets are Germany and South Korea, often held up as shining examples of export-led economies.
(2) The NYT article further shines further light into this murky affair, in which both News International and the Metropolitan Police have so far been evasive, to say the least."
(3) So, at the end of her life, Williams, with other Hillsborough families, was recognised not as part of some Liverpool rabble but as a shining example: an everyday person embodying the extraordinary power and depth of human love.
(4) In a country crisscrossed from sea to shining sea by some of the world’s longest and most famous roads, what could be more simple?
(5) It's ironic given this sector is the one shining beacon of potential growth and job creation.
(6) Yes, Shine, the company she set up after a controversial departure from Sky, was helped by an output deal with that branch of the family firm.
(7) A world of hidden wealth: why we are shining a light offshore Read more However, the Nahmad lawyers have also insisted that because the painting is not in New York and the IAC is based in Panama, the court case should not be allowed to proceed in the US.
(8) The list is split between on and off-screen talent, including Sherlock producer Sue Vertue, the writer of Last Tango in Halifax and Happy Valley, Sally Wainwright, and Elisabeth Murdoch , founder of MasterChef producer Shine.
(9) What we need is international action now, and that’s precisely what we are doing today with real concrete action in the war against tax evasion.” He said the transparency rules on beneficial ownership showed that Britain and other governments were working to shine a spotlight on “those hiding spaces, those dark corners of the global financial system”.
(10) Murdoch is chief executive and chairman of Shine, one of the UK leading independent production companies; Hoberman is a non-executive director of the Guardian Media Group, which also publishes MediaGuardian.co.uk; and Highfield now has a senior role at Microsoft.
(11) But no one was looking, as the sun was simply shining too brightly for HMV.
(12) The current IRS controversy does not excuse sham political organizations masquerading as social welfare organizations, and shines a light on the critical need for campaign spending disclosure legislation.
(13) There was a decision to preference a new entrant into the WA political field, an Australian Aboriginal, who happens to be a member of the National Party, and to symbolically, I suppose, display him in the preference list … Where possible, where we see shining stars in individual parties, like Scott, or this guy from the Nats, we should individually preference them higher.
(14) "Right now the sun is shining and it's totally quiet – normally there is a lot of wind.
(15) A safety net to catch those fallen on hard times, come rain or shine, boom or bust, it would be there for all those who had paid in.
(16) Shine waited 18 hours before she could see her baby for the first time and reflected on how Google Glass could have been used in those initial 18 hours to ease some of her apprehensions and fears.
(17) The events in Carlisle shine a rather different light on the problems facing BHS than its bosses have outlined.
(18) A DfE spokesman says: "We are shining a light on the performance of local authorities on a whole range of different indicators which need to be considered jointly.
(19) For me, the shining example of hope and freedom on Lesvos is not its statue but its people.
(20) Yet all agreed that the more diverse the routes into a legal career the better, because at least once people from diverse backgrounds were in they had the chance to shine.