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mirror finish

Syllabification: mir·ror fin·ish

Definition of mirror finish in English:

noun

A very smooth reflective finish produced on the surface of a metal.
Example sentences
  • A microfinishing machine is designed to correct surface imperfections and to impart a mirror finish to hip joints and other spherical surfaces.
  • The bottom of the block is not quite a mirror finish, however, it is quite smooth.
  • These are shaped to the desired contours and are usually made of hardened tool steel ground and lapped to a mirror finish.

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