jeweler putty

putty powder

noun
an abrasive consisting chiefly of stannic oxide, used for polishing hard surfaces.
Also called putty, jeweler's putty.


Origin:
1825–35

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putty powder
 
n
a powder, either tin oxide or tin and lead oxide, used for polishing glassware, metal, etc

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