Definition of Depolish

1. v. t. To remove the polish or glaze from.



Definition of Depolish

1. Verb. (transitive) To remove the polish from. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Depolish

1. to remove the gloss or polish of [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

Depolish Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Depolish Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Depolish

depolarised
depolariser
depolarisers
depolarises
depolarising
depolarising block
depolarising relaxant
depolarization
depolarizations
depolarize
depolarized
depolarizer
depolarizers
depolarizes
depolarizing
depolish (current term)
depolished
depolishes
depolishing
depoliticalization
depoliticalizations
depoliticalize
depoliticalized
depoliticalizing
depoliticisation
depoliticise
depoliticised
depoliticises
depoliticising
depoliticization

Literary usage of Depolish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of the United States Commissioners to the Paris Universal Exposition by Edward Henry Knight (1880)
"Plates Etched flashed of flashed colored glass etched clear and in depolish. Fine landscapes painted in verifiable colors. Vitrified photographs on plain ..."

2. Fragments of Science: A Series of Detached Essays, Addresses and Reviews by John Tyndall (1915)
"We can, however, go far beyond the mere depolish- ing of glass; indeed I have already said that quartz- sand can wear a hole through corundum. ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly (1873)
"... corundum, for example, is much harder than quartz; still, quartz-sand can not only depolish, but act nally blow a hole through a plate of corundum. ..."

4. A French-English Dictionary for Chemists by Austin McDowell Patterson (1921)
"... vt depolish, remove the polish of; grind, frost (glass) ; tarnish. — vr lose its polish, become dull, ..."

5. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"To depolish, as glass. The glass should, in fact, not be ground at all, but only grayed : that is, have its surface removed by rubbing with fine emery ..."

6. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1873)
"... corundum, for example, is much harder than quartz ; still, quartz- sand can not only depolish, but actually blow a hole through a plate of corundum. ..."

7. Knight's American Mechanical Dictionary: A Description of Tools, Instruments by Edward Henry Knight (1876)
"From ten to fifteen seconds' exposure to the sho.ver of sand is sufficient to depolish the surface of ordinary ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Depolish

Search for Depolish on Dictionary.com!Search for Depolish on Thesaurus.com!Search for Depolish on Google!Search for Depolish on Wikipedia!

Search