There are 2 main translations of polish in Spanish

: Polish1polish2

Polish

polaco, adj.

Pronunciation: /ˈpəʊlɪʃ//ˈpoʊlɪʃ/

adjective

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    polaco
    the Polish Corridor el Pasillo de Dánzig
    • Martin blends the elegance, grace, and polish of a confident professional with the spirited excitement of an emerging star.
    • The artwork, attractively printed in blue ink on an off-white ground, has polish and clarity.
    • The service is big on smiles, but low on polish - our initial order for mineral water is completely bungled.
    • All poets write poems with varying degrees of polish, and for most poets, the unfinished poems are exactly that: not finished.
    • He soon made a strong impression in Germany as a brilliant and original conductor, who achieved great polish and refinement in his performances.
    • He projected the music with clarity and polish, with details gaining expression through a sweet resilient tone.
    • We are so covered with layers and layers of refinement, of social polish, of airs and graces and civilization and pretensions that the human in us almost ceases to exist.
    • But its polish and refined gameplay make up for what it lacks in innovation, and render it one of the best light gun games ever.
    • Audiences and potential clients have become more sophisticated, demanding a higher degree of polish and professionalism.
    • These artists added sophisticated polish to country music, facilitating its popularity among middle-class audiences.
    • If most of what you know of German quality and polish is lardy-voice car commercials, then the truth of the place comes as a pleasant surprise.
    • The Galliard Ensemble plays with sparkle, polish and a good deal of panache.
    • This year's refinement and polish should keep it at the top.
    • This meant that in his search for a new language to express himself he was obliged to break existing artistic conventions, which required an elegance and polish that stifled all feelings.
    • Shot entirely in Alberta - mostly around the Peace River area - on a moderate budget, the film is devoid of glamour or polish.
    • Pamper yourself a little, and experiment with new ideas that will add glamour or polish to your very own Christmas wrapping.
    • It adds a degree of polish and when used carefully, makes life more enjoyable for those around you.
    • Those harsh wartime experiences deeply affected her playing - reviewers noted it had lost its polish and finesse - and she resolved to regain it.
    • That sign is to remind them that if they don't behave with polish and refinement at all times, they'll be punished.
    • It is primarily entertainment that Lee delivers with enough polish and style to keep you involved until the closing scene.

There are 2 main translations of polish in Spanish

: Polish1polish2

polish

Pronunciation: /ˈpɒlɪʃ//ˈpɑlɪʃ/

noun

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    • 1.1

      shoe polish pasta
      • furniture polish cera para muebles
      • metal polish limpiametales
      • floor polish abrillantador (de suelos)
      • wax polish cera abrillantadora
      • nail polish esmalte (de uñas)

    • 1.2(sheen, gloss)

      brillo masculine
      lustre masculine
      high polish gran brillo / lustre
      • The floors sparkled with polish, as did the freshly cleaned windows and chandelier.
      • A high degree of polish is achieved when the shaping plywood forms are faced with smooth plastic and the concrete is vibrated as it is being poured in place.
      • Grace holds herself up with her hand against the floor, which has acquired a bright sheen of polish.

    • 1.3(act)

      to give sth a polish darle una lustrada a algo
      • Softer limestone is not dense enough to withstand a full polish and like sandstone is left with a subtle honed surface.
      • The underside of the panelled floor can be painted any colour, and the glass is sandblasted for a raised texture and given an acid polish for a shiny non-slip surface.
      • Watch for terms such as ‘clarity enhanced’, as this means the diamond has been artificially altered, not given an extra polish.
      • The army of artisans have gone and all that remains to do before the public unveiling of a perfect 18 th-century time capsule is a quick polish of the family busts.
      • At that point, Brother Francis removed his glasses and gave them a vigorous polish, a sure sign that we were approaching the theological nub of the lesson.
      • I've even been damp dusting rather than just a quick polish but it's barely touching the surface.
      • He has the sense to wear a nice suit in a dark navy wool but matches it with terrible, cheap loafers with a metal bar across the instep that are in desperate need of a polish and a reheel.
      • Sculptor Jonathan Clarke took her back to his workshop in Bury St Edmunds for a polish, which was scheduled to take six weeks.
      • I gave my spectacles a final polish, dumped the tissue in the waste bin I call my side pocket, and started back home to the sound of Schubert in the player.
      • After giving their treasured vehicles a final polish, the drivers joined the parade to the delight of spectators of all ages.
      • Given to all the promises of improved handling, bigger crashes and a better structure, it certainly feels like it's had enough of a polish to live up to its claims.
      • Next, the sights are installed and a final polish is done to blend all the edges, such as fitting the back of the extractor and ejector flush with the slide.
      • With that he escorted Jones to a hotel, insisted on paying the bill and when he drove his cousin back to the airfield next morning the autogyro had been filled with fuel - and given a polish.
      • As any matelot will confirm, to get a good polish, a little spit and a lot of elbow grease go along way, so let's see if Combet and Burrows can for once lead by example
      • Today it sits collecting dust and is in serious need of a polish.
      • They need either some paint or varnish and, what brass handles remain, certainly need a good polish.
      • The heat burnishes the surface, creating a look different from a wet polish.
      • I would be very surprised if at year's end Caroline didn't take her crystal ball in for a polish - I think our captain is primed for 2003.

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    (refinement)
    his style lacks polish tiene que pulir su estilo
    • this upbringing gave her a certain polish haber sido criada así le dio un cierto barniz (de refinamiento)

noun

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    (language)
    polaco masculine
  • 2

    the Polish los polacos

transitive verb

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    (floor/car/table) darle brillo a
    (floor/table/car) sacarle brillo a
    (car/floor/table) lustrar Latin America
    (shoes) limpiar
    (shoes) lustrar Latin America
    (shoes) bolear Mexico
    (shoes) embolar Colombia
    (chrome/brass) limpiar
    (chrome/brass) darle brillo a
    (chrome/brass) sacarle brillo a
    (lens/mirror) limpiar
    (stone) (by abrasion) pulir
    to polish one's nails pintarse las uñas
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    (refine)
    (style/performance/accent) pulir
    (style/accent/performance) perfeccionar