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refinish

Syllabification: re·fin·ish
Pronunciation: /rēˈfiniSH
 
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Definition of refinish in English:

verb

[with object]
Apply a new finish to (a surface or object).
Example sentences
  • Rolling said they just refinished the inside of the building and don't want to have to redo it because of a leaky roof.
  • He even refinished the inside of the barrel with a silicon base spray cover.
  • Is there any way of dulling that shiny spot and blending it in with the rest of the finish without completely refinishing the piece?

noun

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An act of refinishing a surface or object.
Example sentences
  • A full refinish is an expensive way to take care of minor stuff - and that usually reduces value too - but sometimes we can touch things up a bit and either eliminate or reduce the impact of a scratch.
  • I put a note with the gun stating that it was ‘out of time’ and misfiring, and needed a refinish on top of the fix.
  • PPG (Pittsburgh Plate Glass) Industries acquired the vehicle refinish business of ICI and also the former Courtaulds aerospace and sealant business from Akzo Nobel.

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