buffing wheel

noun

Definition of buffing wheel

: a wheel covered with polishing material

Examples of buffing wheel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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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First Known Use of buffing wheel

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Buffing wheel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/buffing%20wheel. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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