sharpening

noun
Sharpening is used before these nouns: ↑stone

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • Sharpening — is the process of creating or refining a sharp edge of appropriate shape on a tool or implement designed for cutting. Sharpening is done by grinding away material on the implement with an abrasive substance harder than the material of the… …   Wikipedia

  • sharpening — index cumulative (intensifying) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Sharpening — Sharpen Sharp en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sarpened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sharpening}.] [See {Sharp}, a.] To make sharp. Specifically: (a) To give a keen edge or fine point to; to make sharper; as, to sharpen an ax, or the teeth of a saw. (b) To render… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sharpening — Заточка; Повышение резкости (изображения) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • sharpening — n. making sharp, making pointed sharp·en || ʃɑrpÉ™n /ʃɑːpÉ™n v. make sharp, make pointed; be sharpened …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sharpening — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sharpening steel — or a honing steel is a rod of steel, up to one foot long, rounded in cross section, with longitudinal ridges, used for removing metal from the microscopic edge of blades. Sharpening steel is highly useful in sharpening knives, and scissors,… …   Wikipedia

  • Sharpening stone — Waterstone redirects here. For the British bookstore chain, see Waterstone s. An oil stone Sharpening stones, water stones or whetstones are used to grind and hone the edges of steel tools and implements. Examples of items that may be sharpened… …   Wikipedia

  • Sharpening jig — A sharpening jig is often used when sharpening woodworking tools. Many of the tools used in woodworking have steel blades which are sharpened to a fine edge. A cutting edge is created on the blade at the point at which two surfaces of the blade… …   Wikipedia

  • sharpening agent — ūmiklis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Medžiaga, pagreitinanti išdirbamų odų mirkymą arba kalkinimą. atitikmenys: angl. sharpening agent rus. обостритель …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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