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apple polisher

A flatterer. (Apples are a typical gift for teachers.) That kid is always quick to help the teacher with any little thing—what an apple polisher!
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apple-polisher

Fig. a flatterer. Doesn't that wimpy apple-polisher know how stupid he looks? Everybody at my office seems to be an apple-polisher but me.

apple-polisher

n. a flatterer. Everybody at the office seems to be an apple-polisher but me.
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LAHORE:Gone are the days, when people sitting in their homes would hear the familiar voice of a utensil polisher, shouting "Bhandey Qalee Kara Lo, Puraney Nawae Kara Lo" (Get your pots serviced, get the old ones turned new).
* Fine intra-oral "Step 2" diamond impregnated polishers are used as a final universal polisher that provides an exquisite finish to all restorations
Use it with your DA polisher to remove light scratches and swirls and to bring the finish to a uniform gloss.
For these very sensitive LC-MS applications, LC-adapted polishers produce high quality water that perform as well as, or better than, LC-MS grade bottled water.
The skills of French polishers can help to restore or enhance woodwork.
Manufactured in stainless steel and with a water tank with recirculation pump available the economy brush polisher sells from 23,500 [pounds sterling].
The polisher then pains- takingly removes every scratch and imperfection.
Polishers are pounds 23.50 each and the body balms are pounds 22.50.
We present a case of a diamond polisher who developed occupational asthma as a result of prolonged exposure to various potent and well-recognized asthma-inducing agents, including cobalt dust.
During periodontal surgery, air polishers can prepare root surfaces,[23,50-52] detoxify them effectively and efficiently, and leave a uniformly smooth root surface that is clean and free of diseased tissues.[50,51] Dentinal tubules are then occluded, which may result in decreased sensitivity.[50] Superior growth and vitality of human gingival fibroblasts was evident when ultrasonic scaling was followed by air polishing, compared to ultrasonic scaling alone.[51] Air polishing produced root surfaces that were comparable to manually rootplaned surfaces, and provided better access to furcations.[23] Tissue healing following air polishing was comparable to that achieved by hand instrumentation in root preparation during periodontal flap surgery.[52]
I've never seen so many fat people and so many drunks in the same place before nor so many polishers of spoons!
A pal of chemical filled smoke envelops the highly congested and densely populated Sarafa Bazar (bullion market) and its adjoining areas because of gold processing by hundreds of refiners and polishers.
The Classic Pointed Polishers are all latex-free and come in packages of 100, while the individual points (for use on metal angles) are color-coded as either gray (natural rubber) or blue (latex-free), and come packaged in 144-count quantities.