Definition of Depolishing

1. n. The process of removing the vitreous glaze from porcelain, leaving the dull luster of the surface of ivory porcelain.



Definition of Depolishing

1. Verb. (present participle of depolish) ¹

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Definition of Depolishing

1. depolish [v] - See also: depolish

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Depolishing

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depolishing (current term)
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Literary usage of Depolishing

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1. Galvanoplastic Manipulations: A Practical Guide for the Gold and Silver by William Henry Wahl, Alfred Roseleur (1883)
"... is made of the proper design, and when placed over the article protects the parts which it is desired to leave bright, from the depolishing action of ..."

2. The Journal of Science, and Annals of Astronomy, Biology, Geology by James Samuelson, William Crookes (1871)
"practically cutting or depolishing the surface of a plate of glass by a sand blast of very moderate intensity. Various examples of hard substances cut, ..."

3. Electro-deposition by Alexander Watt (1887)
"To increase the rapidity of the depolishing action of the sand, ... and as rapidly as the depolishing proceeds, he turns the article about till the work is ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Glass is also said to be cut when treated by the sand-blast whenever the work is more than a simple depolishing of the surface. See sandblast. glass-dust ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of the United by Samuel Blatchford (1872)
"I have found the current of air produced by the ordinary rotary fan to be convenient. I have used this method for grinding or depolishing glass, china, ..."

6. The Journal of Science by Calcutta Asiatic Society (1871)
"practically cutting or depolishing the surface of a plate of glass by a sand blast of very moderate intensity. Various examples of hard substances cut, ..."

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