Associations to the word «Polish»

Wiktionary

POLISH, adjective. Of, from or native to Poland, or relating to the Polish language.
POLISH, proper noun. The language spoken in Poland.
POLISH, noun. A substance used to polish.
POLISH, noun. Cleanliness; smoothness, shininess.
POLISH, noun. Refinement; cleanliness in performance or presentation.
POLISH, verb. (transitive) To shine; to make a surface very smooth or shiny by rubbing, cleaning, or grinding.
POLISH, verb. ​(transitive) To refine; remove imperfections from.
POLISH, verb. (transitive) To apply shoe polish to shoes.
POLISH, verb. (intransitive) To become smooth, as from friction; to receive a gloss; to take a smooth and glossy surface.
POLISH, verb. (transitive) To refine; to wear off the rudeness, coarseness, or rusticity of; to make elegant and polite.
POLISH NOTATION, noun. (arithmetic) (logic) A notation for arithmetic (and logical) formulae in which operations (respectively, quantifiers and operands) are written immediately before their operands, used to avoid the need for parentheses; for example, 3 * (4 + 7) is written as * 3 + 4 7 and A AND B is written as AND A B.
POLISH OFF, verb. (idiomatic) To finish completely, especially a food (polish the plate with one's tongue) or liquor.
POLISH OFF, verb. To remove by polishing (rubbing with a fine abrasive).
POLISH PARLIAMENT, noun. The Sejm of the Republic of Poland.
POLISH PARLIAMENT, noun. (idiomatic) A deliberative body institutionally unable to reach a decision.
POLISH PLAIT, noun. A medical condition resulting from deficient hair care in which the uncombed hair becomes irreversibly entangled, forming a matted mass, which can become malodorous and encrusted or sticky.
POLISH SAUSAGE, noun. Kielbasa
POLISH SPACE, noun. (topology) A separable, completely metrizable topological space
POLISH THE PEARL, verb. (vulgar) (slang) (of a female) To masturbate by clitoral stimulation.
POLISH UP, verb. To polish to make something shiny
POLISH UP, verb. To hone (one's skills)

Dictionary definition

POLISH, noun. The property of being smooth and shiny.
POLISH, noun. A highly developed state of perfection; having a flawless or impeccable quality; "they performed with great polish"; "I admired the exquisite refinement of his prose"; "almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art"--Joseph Conrad.
POLISH, noun. A preparation used in polishing.
POLISH, noun. The Slavic language of Poland.
POLISH, verb. Make (a surface) shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes".
POLISH, verb. Improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one's style of writing".
POLISH, verb. Bring to a highly developed, finished, or refined state; "polish your social manners".
POLISH, adjective. Of or relating to Poland or its people or culture; "Polish sausage".

Wise words

Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe