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refinish

[ree-fin-ish] /riˈfɪn ɪʃ/
verb (used with object)
1.
to give a new surface to (wood, furniture, etc.).
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; re- + finish
Related forms
refinisher, noun
Can be confused
refinish, refurbish, refurnish.
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Examples for refinish
  • refinish old wood furniture and fix broken wood shelving.
  • If many areas of painted wicker require attention, you may have to refinish the entire piece to camouflage the touch-ups.
  • They generally require more maintenance than polyurethane, but they are easier to refinish.
  • It is not our intent to prohibit the purchase or use of refinish materials.
  • Portable units can be more affordable and practical for smaller refinish shops.
  • Information on control technology for the auto refinish industry is also provided.

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