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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
Made sharp
Made more accurate or precise
Simple past tense and past participle of hone
past tense and past participle of the verb to hone
{i} stone on which a tool can be sharpened
A tool used to hone
One who hones
plural of hone