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electropolish

[ ih-lek-troh-pol-ish ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊˈpɒl ɪʃ /
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verb (used with object)
to give a smooth surface to (metal) by dissolving projecting irregularities at the anode of an electrolytic cell.
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Origin of electropolish

First recorded in 1955–60; electro- + polish
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