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hone meaning

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  • Noun: hone  hown
    1. A whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors
    Verb: hone  hown
    1. Sharpen with a hone
      "hone a knife" 
    2. Make perfect or complete
      - perfect

    Derived forms: honed, hones, honing

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

    Encyclopedia: Hone, AO Hone Hone, Italy Hone, Aosta


  • [Architecture]

    Same as oilstone.


  • [Business]
    AmE / verb [+ obj]

    to develop and improve sth, especially a skill, over a period of time:

    She's a finance expert who has honed her skills working for top accounting firms.

Examples
  • His loner instincts are honed sharp by the spying game.
  • His wife, a tiny woman with the profile of a finely honed hatchet.
  • The advance team was at the peak of their self-confidence, honed by political campaigns to a razor-edge.
  • He had seen them shape the knives from white-hot metal, temper them in cold water, then hone them to glistening sharpness.
  • By honing those skills which make me useful ..
  • Really honed my eavesdropping skills that year
  • This is where we're really gonna hone our skills
  • The design and study on ultrasonic reaming and honing device
  • By honing those skills which make me useful
  • All the family were at hone when he went by yesterday
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