- a person who burnishes.
- a tool, usually with a smooth, slightly convex head, used for polishing, as in dentistry.
Origin of burnisher
Examples from the Web for burnisher
Historical Examples of burnisher
Next, he rubbed it with emery paper, and finished it with a burnisher.The Tale of Timber Town
In a paroxysm of excitement, Mller stabbed himself with a burnisher.Engraving: Its Origin, Processes, and History
The effect produced by the application of a burnisher to edges.Notes on Bookbinding for Libraries
John Cotton Dana
When the work is dry, the gold can be brightened with a burnisher.The History, Theory, and Practice of Illuminating
M. Digby Wyatt
The surface is lastly polished with the burnisher, or is coloured in the usual manner at the stove.
- An instrument for smoothing and polishing the surface or edge of a dental restoration.