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Verb: hone  hown
  1. Make perfect or complete
    "hone your French in Paris!";
    - perfect
  2. Sharpen with a hone
    "hone a knife"
Noun: hone  hown
  1. A whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors
  2. A tool consisting of a number of fine abrasive slips held in a machine head, rotated and reciprocated to impart a smooth finish to cylinder bores, etc.

Derived forms: hones, honed, honing

Type of: ameliorate, amend, better, improve, meliorate, mend, sharpen, tool, whetstone

Part of: honing machine

Encyclopedia: Hone, Joseph