buffing wheel


: a wheel covered with polishing material

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Using a buffing wheel, the polish can be quickly and evenly applied and followed up by the wax to seal and protect the polished finish. Max Inchausti, Field & Stream, 9 Jan. 2023 Then a person uses a smaller buffing wheel and, eventually, soft lamb’s wool to perfect the polish by hand. New York Times, 28 Nov. 2020 Atlas has clean lines, buff wheel arches and proportional edges as if it were designed by a tailor; Traverse is more off the rack. Robert Duffer, chicagotribune.com, 16 Jan. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of buffing wheel was in 1854

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“Buffing wheel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buffing%20wheel. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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