take a high polish

Definition of take a high polish

:able to become very shiny when polished
  • The stone takes a high polish.

Word by Word Definitions

take play
  1. : to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

  2. : to seize or capture physically

  3. : to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. : a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

  2. : an act or the action of taking: such as

  3. : the uninterrupted photographing or televising of a scene

high play
  1. : rising or extending upward a great distance : taller than average, usual, or expected

  2. : having a specified height or elevation : tall

  3. : situated or passing above the normal level, surface, base of measurement, or elevation

  1. : at or to a high place, altitude, level, or degree

  2. : well, luxuriously

  1. : an elevated place or region: such as

  2. : hill, knoll

  3. : the space overhead : sky

polish play
  1. : to make smooth and glossy usually by friction : burnish

  2. : to smooth, soften, or refine in manners or condition

  3. : to bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state : perfect

  1. : a smooth glossy surface : luster

  2. : freedom from rudeness or coarseness : culture

  3. : a state of high development or refinement

  1. : of, relating to, or characteristic of Poland, the Poles, or Polish

  1. : the Slavic language of the Poles


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