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buffing

verb
present participle of buff

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1 to make smooth by friction
  • she learned to buff semiprecious stones in order to make her own jewelry

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2 to make smooth or glossy usually by repeatedly applying surface pressure
  • the janitor buffed the lobby floor until it shone

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“Buffing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/buffing. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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