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Polish Emigrants To The United States
Polish may refer to: * Anything from or related to Poland Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 Voivodeships of Poland, administrative provinces, covering an area of , and has a largely Temperate climate, temperate seasonal cli ..., a country in Europe * Polish language Polish (Polish: ''język polski'', , ''polszczyzna'' or simply ''polski'', ) is a West Slavic languages, West Slavic language of the Lechitic languages, Lechitic group, written in the Latin script. It is spoken primarily in Poland and serves as ... * Poles The Poles,, ; singular masculine: ''Polak'', singular feminine: ''Polka'' or Polish people, are a nation A nation is a community A community is a social unitThe term "level of analysis" is used in the social sciences to point to the loc ..., people from Poland or of Polish descent * Polish chicken The Polish or Poland is a European breed A breed is a specific gr ...
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Poland
Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 Voivodeships of Poland, administrative provinces, covering an area of , and has a largely Temperate climate, temperate seasonal climate. Poland has a population of nearly 38.5 million people, and is the fifth-most populous member state of the European Union. Warsaw is the nation's capital and largest List of cities and towns in Poland, metropolis. Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Szczecin. Poland's territory extends from the Baltic Sea in the north to the Sudetes and Carpathian Mountains in the south. The country is bordered by Lithuania and Russia (Kaliningrad Oblast) to the northeast, Belarus and Ukraine to the east, Slovakia and the Czech Republic to the south, and Germany to the west. The History of Poland, history of human Prehistory and protohistory of Poland, activity on Polish soil spans thousands of years. Thr ...
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Polish Language
Polish (Polish: ''język polski'', , ''polszczyzna'' or simply ''polski'', ) is a West Slavic languages, West Slavic language of the Lechitic languages, Lechitic group, written in the Latin script. It is spoken primarily in Poland and serves as the first language, native language of the Poles. In addition to being the official language of Poland, it is also used by Polish diaspora, Polish minorities in other countries. There are over 50 million Polish speakers around the world – it is the sixth-most-spoken languages of the European Union, language of the European Union. Polish is subdivided into regional Dialects of Polish, dialects and maintains strict T-V distinction pronouns, Honorifics (linguistics), honorifics and various forms of formalities when addressing individuals. Polish is written in the traditional 32-letter Polish alphabet, which has nine additions to the letters of the basic 26-letter Latin alphabet (''ą'', ''ć'', ''ę'', ''ł'', ''ń'', ''ó'', ''ś'', ''ź' ...
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Poles
The Poles,, ; singular masculine: ''Polak'', singular feminine: ''Polka'' or Polish people, are a nation A nation is a community A community is a social unitThe term "level of analysis" is used in the social sciences to point to the location, size, or scale of a research target. "Level of analysis" is distinct from the term " unit of observation ... and an ethnic group An ethnic group or ethnicity is a grouping of people A people is any plurality of person A person (plural people or persons) is a being that has certain capacities or attributes such as reason, morality, consciousness or self-consciousn ... of predominantly West Slavic descent, who share a common history History (from Greek#REDIRECT Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, , ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in Southeast Europe. Its population is approxima ..., culture Culture () is an umbrel ...
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Polish Chicken
The Polish or Poland is a European breed A breed is a specific group of domestic animals having homogeneous appearance (phenotype), homogeneous behavior, and/or other characteristics that distinguish it from other organisms of the same species. In literature, there exist several slight ... of crested chickens Crested chickens are a group of ornamental List of chicken breeds, chicken breeds characterised by a tuft or crest of upward-pointing feathers on the head. History and distribution A skull excavated in England suggests that crested chickens w ... known for its remarkable crest of feathers. The oldest accounts of these birds come from The Netherlands ) , national_anthem = ( en, "William of Nassau") , image_map = EU-Netherlands.svg , map_caption = , image_map2 = BES islands location map.svg , map_caption2 = , image_map3 ...; their exact origins are unknown, however. In addition to combs, th ...
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Polish Brothers
Mark Polish and Michael Polish (born October 30, 1970), known informally as the Polish brothers, are American twin screenwriters and film producers. Michael usually directs their films, and Mark often has an acting role. Life The Polish brothers were born in El Centro, California El Centro (Spanish language, Spanish for "The Center") is a city and county seat of Imperial County, California, United States. El Centro is the largest city in the Imperial Valley, the east anchor of the Southern California San Diego–Imperi .... Their father is from Montana, and is of part Austrian ancestry. He used to work at the DEA in Sacramento. Their paternal grandfather worked on the dams of Montana. Their mother's family is Mexican. The brothers were raised Catholic. Career The Polish brothers began their film career with the 1999 Sundance debut of their first feature, '' Twin Falls Idaho''. The identical twin siblings wrote and starred in the tale of conjoined twins. Michael directed. ...
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Polishing
Polishing is the process of creating a smooth and shiny surface by rubbing it or by applying a chemical treatment, leaving a clean surface with a significant specular reflection Reflections on still water are an example of specular reflection. Specular reflection, or regular reflection, is the mirror-like reflection of waves, such as light Light or visible light is electromagnetic radiation within the portion of ... (still limited by the index of refraction In optics, the refractive index (also known as refraction index or index of refraction) of a material is a dimensionless number that describes how fast light Light or visible light is electromagnetic radiation within the portion of the el ... of the material according to the Fresnel equations The Fresnel equations (or Fresnel coefficients) describe the reflection and transmission of light Light or visible light is electromagnetic radiation within the portion of the electromagnetic spectrum that ...
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French Polishing
French polishing is a wood finishing A worker sprays a urethane finish onto a timber Wood finishing refers to the process of refining or protecting a wood Wood is a porous and fibrous structural tissue found in the Plant stem, stems and roots of trees and other woody plants ... technique that results in a very high gloss surface, with a deep colour and chatoyancy Image:Tigers eye crystal444.jpg, 200px, Tiger's eye In gemology, chatoyancy ( ), or chatoyance or cat's eye effect, is an optics, optical reflectance effect seen in certain gemstones, woods, and carbon fibre. Coined from the French "œil de ch .... French polishing consists of applying many thin coats of shellac Shellac () is a resin In polymer chemistry and materials science, resin is a solid or highly Viscosity, viscous substance of plant or synthetic origin that is typically convertible into polymers. Resins are usually mixtures of organic co ... dissolved in denatured alcohol Denatured a ...
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Nail Polish
Nail polish (also known as nail varnish or nail enamel) is a lacquer The term lacquer is used for a number of hard and potentially shiny finishes applied to materials such as wood or metal. These fall into a number of very different groups. The term ''lacquer'' originates from the Sanskrit Sanskrit (, attri ... that can be applied to the human fingernail or toenails to decorate and protect the nail plates. The formula has been revised repeatedly to enhance its decorative effects and to suppress cracking or peeling. Nail polish consists of a mix of an organic polymer A polymer (; Greek ''wikt:poly-, poly-'', "many" + ''wikt:-mer, -mer'', "part") is a Chemical substance, substance or material consisting of very large molecules, or macromolecules, composed of many Repeat unit, repeating subunits. Due to thei ... and several other components that give it colors and textures. Nail polishes come in all shades of color and play a significant part in manicure A ma ...
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Shoe Polish
Shoe polish (or boot polish) is a waxy paste, cream Cream is a dairy product Dairy products or milk products are a type of food Food is any substance consumed to provide nutritional support for an organism In biology, an organism (from Ancient Greek, Greek: ὀργανισμός, ' ..., or liquid A liquid is a nearly incompressible In fluid mechanics or more generally continuum mechanics, incompressible flow (isochoric process, isochoric flow) refers to a fluid flow, flow in which the material density is constant within a fluid par ... that is used to polish, shine Shine may refer to: Arts and entertainment Film and television * Shine (film), ''Shine'' (film), a 1996 Australian film based on the life of David Helfgott, a pianist * Shine, a fictional character in animated TV series ''Shimmer and Shine'' Liter ..., and waterproof Waterproofing is the process of making an object or structure waterproof or water-resistant so that it remains relati ...
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Polish (screenwriting)
Screenwriting or scriptwriting is the art and craft of writing scripts Script may refer to: Writing systems * Script, a distinctive writing system A writing system is a method of visually representing verbal communication Communication (from Latin ''communicare'', meaning "to share") is the act of developi ... for mass media Mass media refers to a diverse array of media Media may refer to: Physical means Communication * Media (communication), tools used to deliver information or data ** Advertising media, various media, content, buying and placement fo ... such as feature film A feature film or feature-length film is a narrative film (motion picture or "movie") with a running time long enough to be considered the principal or sole presentation in a commercial entertainment program. The term ''feature film'' originall ...s, television production A television show – or simply TV show – is any content produced for viewing on a which can be b ...
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Polonaise (other)
A polonaise The polonaise (, ; pl, polonez) is a dance Dance is a performing art art form, form consisting of sequences of movement, either improvised or purposefully selected. This movement has aesthetic and often symbolism (arts), symbolic value ... ()) is a stately dance of Polish origin or a piece of music for this dance. Polonaise may also refer to: * Polonaises (Chopin) Most of Frédéric Chopin's polonaise (dance), polonaises were written for solo piano. He wrote his first polonaise in 1817, when he was 7; his last was the ''Polonaise-Fantaisie (Chopin), Polonaise-Fantaisie'' of 1846, three years before his death ..., compositions by Frédéric Chopin ** Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53 (french: Polonaise héroïque, link=no, ''Heroic Polonaise''; pl, Polonez Heroiczny, link=no) * Polonaise (clothing) The ''robe à la polonaise'' or ''polonaise'' is a woman's clothing, garment of the later 1750–1795 in fashion, 1770s and 1780s or a similar revival styl ...
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