a strip of land near the mouth of the Vistula River: formerly separated Germany from East Prussia; given to Poland in the Treaty of Versailles 1919 to provide it with access to the Baltic.
the strip of land through E Pomerania providing Poland with access to the sea (1919–39), given to her in 1919 in the Treaty of Versailles, and separating East Prussia from the rest of Germany. It is now part of Poland
[pol-isht] /ˈpɒl ɪʃt/ adjective 1. made smooth and glossy: a figurine of polished mahogany. 2. naturally smooth and glossy: polished pebbles on the beach. 3. refined, cultured, or elegant: a polished manner. 4. flawless; skillful; excellent: a polished conversationalist. [pol-ish] /ˈpɒl ɪʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to make smooth and glossy, especially by rubbing […]
noun 1. white rice polished or buffed by leather-covered cylinders during processing.
[pol-ish] /ˈpɒl ɪʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to make smooth and glossy, especially by rubbing or friction: to polish a brass doorknob. 2. to render finished, refined, or elegant: His speech needs polishing. verb (used without object) 3. to become smooth and glossy through polishing: a flooring that polishes easily. 4. Archaic. to become […]
- Polish lowland sheepdog
noun 1. a strongly-built medium-sized sheepdog of a Polish breed with a long thick shaggy coat that covers the eyes
- Polish notation
noun 1. a logical notation that dispenses with the need for brackets by writing the logical constants as operators preceding their arguments