hone

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To refine or master (a skill)
A machine tool used in the manufacture of precision bores
A sharpening stone composed of extra-fine grit used for removing the burr or curl from the blade of a razor or some other edge tool
To make more acute, intense, or effective
To use a hone to produce a precision bore
To sharpen with a hone
{n} a stone to whet razors on
{v} to sharpen on a hone
To pine; to lament; to long
If you hone a blade, weapon, or tool, you sharpen it on a stone or with a special device. four grinding wheels for honing fine edged tools and implements. a thin, honed blade. = sharpen
{f} sharpen the edge of a tool
a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors sharpen with a hone; "hone a knife
sharpen with a hone; "hone a knife"
An extra-fine-grit sharpening stone, esp one used for razors
a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors
If you hone something, for example a skill, technique, idea, or product, you carefully develop it over a long period of time so that it is exactly right for your purpose. Leading companies spend time and money on honing the skills of senior managers
{i} stone for sharpening tools, whetstone
To grumble; pine; lament; long
A stone of a fine grit, or a slab, as of metal, covered with an abrading substance or powder, used for sharpening cutting instruments, and especially for setting razors; an oilstone
To sharpen on, or with, a stone of fine grit
To sharpen on, or with, a hone; to rub on a hone in order to sharpen; as, to hone a razor
A kind of swelling in the cheek
make perfect or complete; "perfect your French in Paris!"
hone in on
Common misspelling of home in on
hone up
1. to try to master necessary information quickly, cram: "bone up for the exam"2. to renew one's skill or refresh one's memory: "boned up on the speech just before giving it"
hone in
concentrate on, focus on; get down to business
hone stone
{i} stone used for hones
honed
Made sharp
honed
Made more accurate or precise
honed
Simple past tense and past participle of hone
honed
past tense and past participle of the verb to hone
honer
{i} stone on which a tool can be sharpened
honer
A tool used to hone
honer
One who hones
hones
plural of hone
hone
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