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verb as in buff

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Variable speed gives it the flexibility to work efficiently with different grits of sandpaper and on delicate surfaces.

Take a quick pass with sandpaper until the surface is no longer supershiny.

One polishes wafers with a slurry that acts like liquid sandpaper.

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Hagan also suggests other supplies such as canvas cloth, sandpaper, dye, finish, and glue, though the types of each you’ll need will depend on the specific project you’re making.

To remove any burrs, sand lightly with 220-grit sandpaper before painting.

Laying on a shark is just crazy, their skin is like sandpaper.

When she was finally done I half-expected him to go over her with a piece of sandpaper, but that was not necessary.

When the box is completed, smooth up the outside surface with fine sandpaper and give it a coat of stain.

The insulation on the wire is removed with a small piece of sandpaper pasted on a block of wood.

The sander is easily placed in the lathe centers when needed, and the sandpaper may be replaced at any time.

His throat was like sandpaper and the words came out in a rasp.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sandpaper, such as: brush, burnish, furbish, glaze, gloss, and pumice.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.