- Noun: hone hown
- A whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors
- Sharpen with a hone
"hone a knife"
- Make perfect or complete
Derived forms: honed, hones, honing
Same as oilstone.
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.