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burnisher

[bur-ni-sher] /ˈbɜr nɪ ʃər/
noun
1.
a person who burnishes.
2.
a tool, usually with a smooth, slightly convex head, used for polishing, as in dentistry.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English burnessher. See burnish, -er2
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  • Burnishing is performed using what is called a high speed burnisher or buffer.
burnisher in Medicine

burnisher bur·nish·er (bûr'nə-shər)
n.
An instrument for smoothing and polishing the surface or edge of a dental restoration.

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