Pronunciation: (brush'up"), [key]
1. the act or process of reviewing a subject, technique, or the like, for the purpose of renewing the memory, skill, etc.: He gave his Spanish a brushup before his trip to Mexico.
2. the act or process of eliminating or repairing minor flaws: He gave the collection a final brushup before putting it on display.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.