Definition of Buffing
1. Verb. (present participle of buff) ¹
2. Noun. That which is buffed. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Buffing
1. buff [v] - See also: buff
Lexicographical Neighbors of Buffing
Literary usage of Buffing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"In this case, a pulley a has been mounted on one end of an ordinary buffing-wheel or grinding-wheel arbor. The belt b passes over this pulley and the outer ..."
2. Text-book of Advanced Machine Work: Prepared for Students in Technical by Robert Henry Smith (1915)
"POLISHING, buffing, AND LACQUERING 74. Polishing and buffing with wheels and belts.—The term polishing is applied to the production of surfaces of t he- ..."
3. Safety in the Machine Shop by Travelers Insurance Companies (1920)
"buffing Wheels. buffing wheels are built up of loose layers of muslin or other ... A buffing wheel should present to the work a firm edge of the cloth, ..."
4. Machine Tools and Their Operation by Fred H. Colvin, Frank A. Stanley (1922)
"Machines of quite similar character, with abrasive and buffing wheels, are used extensively in polishing and buffing work for plating. ..."
5. The Screw-cutting Lathe: How to Select, Set Up, Adjust and Operate by James Francis Hobart (1907)
"buffing AND POLISHING. For finishing or polishing irregular surfaces, the smith may ... buffing wheels may be made of well-seasoned white pine or mahogany, ..."
6. A Complete Treatise on the Electro-deposition of Metals: Comprising Electro by Georg Langbein (1898)
"No shop is now complete without one or more flexible shafts for grinding, polishing and buffing. In many ways it will be found a profitable and economical ..."
7. American Machinists' Handbook and Dictionary of Shop Terms: A Reference Book by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley (1914)
"Speed of buffing Wheels Wood, leather covered 7000 ft. per minute Walrus 8000 ft. per minute Rag wheels 7000 ft. per minute Hair-brush wheels 12000 ft. per ..."