How to use Burnished in a sentence
Tik-tok moved by clockwork, and was made all of burnished copper.
In the first, the implements are rather of copper than of bronze, tin being absent or in small quantities (2 to 3%); the types are common to Syria and Asia Minor as far as the Hellespont, and resemble also the earliest forms in the Aegean and in central Europe; the pottery is all hand-made, with a red burnished surface, gourd-like and often fantastic forms, and simple geometrical patterns incised; zoomorphic art is very rare, and imported objects are unknown.
The foot of the laver was made of burnished brass.
These hardwoods are hand carved, sanded, burnished and stained to a lustrous finish that is low maintenance, yet extremely beautiful.
Initially, the French cavalry was even more bizarrely dressed with burnished silver breastplates and plumed helmets.Advertisement
The highly burnished pottery may be based on metal prototypes.
The forms either have texture applied or are repeatedly burnished to produce a silky smooth surface.
Here all the raised burr has been burnished away, leaving none of the velvety mezzotint quality.
Uncommon moths including the scarce burnished brass and the obscure wainscot, both nationally notable species.
R. A. H. Farrar deals with the sources of black burnished ware, and this includes a good section on pottery production methods.Advertisement
Here was an orator who could apply all the resources of a burnished rhetoric to the elucidation of figures; who could sweep the widest horizon of the financial future, and yet stoop to bestow the minutest attention on the microcosm of penny stamps and post-horses.
Then Brihtnoth drew his blade, broad and of burnished edge, and smote upon his mail.
For a striking room design, consider covering an entire accent wall or ceiling in lightweight burnished metal sheets.
The finishes can range from a burnished finish to a black wrought iron finish.
The trend right finishes include oil rubbed bronze, burnished brass, satin nickle and cream.Advertisement
It accents a metallic eye palette beautifully; try it with burnished gold for an elegant look.
These tattoos are burnished onto the skin and secured with an adhesive.
The plants were about 3 feet high and bore many flowers of a wonderfully burnished purple.
So the perfect burnished copper frames don't have to pass you by simply because the lens size shown isn't ideal for your features.
The mixer features a burnished metal C hook for kneading dough and comes with a narrow five quart bowl with a handle.Advertisement
With exceptional strength and burnished white beauty, tungsten engagement rings are growing more and more popular, particularly for men.
Burnished bands may appear to be lighter than polished bands; a high polish may create the illusion of a brilliant, gleaming color that looks darker than it really is.
In the earlier part of the prehistoric age there was a soft brown ware with haematite facing, highly burnished.
This is a variety which turns color from the normal grey-green to become increasingly burnished into Winter.
Just like burnished copper.Advertisement