(adj.) = polished ; polishing ; burnishing ; polished ; manicured. Ex: The consolidation of abstracts into a polished bulletin or list is usually the responsibility of information staff. Ex: A thesaurus might advise the searcher that the following alternative terms might prove fruitful: polishing and other more specific terms, e.g. Printing works. Ex: But burnishing is laborious and slow, and the full potential of the copperplate process could not be reached in the absence of a special press = Aunque el pulido es laborioso y lento y no se le pudo sacar el máximo partido al proceso de impresión mediante planchas de cobre al no disponer de una prensa especial. Ex: A design engraved on the surface of a plate of polished copper can be printed if the lines of the design are filled with ink. Ex: She is poised and manicured -- 'prissy,' according to her friends -- measuring her words with soft-spoken formality. ---- * acero pulido = brushed steel. * bien pulido = well-honed. * muy pulido = licked ; slick. * poco pulido = unpolished. (v.) = polish ; burnish ; buff ; polish + Nombre + up ; buff up ; sleek. Ex: Some will produce a manuscript draft and work on and polish that; others will dictate their material and get a first typewritten draft to work on. Ex: Any mistakes could be scraped or burnished away, and the plate hammered flat again for re-engraving; the same method was used for emendation = Cualquier error se podía eliminar raspándolo o puliéndolo y la plancha de impresión se alisaba de nuevo a martillazos para su regrabado; se usaba el mismo método para la corrección. Ex: This is a naturally-occurring abrasive traditionally employed in buffing metal. Ex: If we polish up and internalize these pearls of wisdom, especially those which challenge our existing boundaries and beliefs, the payoff can be priceless. Ex: Let it dry for 15 minutes then buff it up with a soft brush or a soft rag. Ex: Wait 7 to 8 hours between coats, then using a plastic trowel polish by sleeking the surface with circular movements. ---- * borrar puliendo = buff out. * eliminar puliendo = buff out. * sin pulir = unpolished.