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synonyms for whetstone

  • accent
  • briar
  • circle
  • cut
  • halo
  • knob
  • notch
  • ring
  • sticker
  • washer
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How to use whetstone in a sentence

In 1557, the Whetstone of Witte, an English algebra text, introduced the modern equal symbol.
TAKE AN ONLINE JOURNEY THROUGH THE HISTORY OF MATHERIN WAYMANJANUARY 18, 2022SCIENCE NEWS
When using a whetstone, you’ll have to flip the blade over to sharpen both sides, but it’ll work perfectly well.
THE BEST KNIFE SHARPENER TO KEEP YOUR BLADES SAFE AND EFFECTIVEEDMUND TORRFEBRUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
There are electric sharpeners, two-stage hand sharpeners, and whetstones.
THE BEST KNIFE SHARPENER TO KEEP YOUR BLADES SAFE AND EFFECTIVEEDMUND TORRFEBRUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Even the best whetstones aren’t very expensive, but you can opt for a double-sided one for under $25.
THE BEST KNIFE SHARPENER TO KEEP YOUR BLADES SAFE AND EFFECTIVEEDMUND TORRFEBRUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The clever design of this knife sharpening stone allows you to simply flip the whetstone sharpener over to go from rough to fine.
THE BEST KNIFE SHARPENER TO KEEP YOUR BLADES SAFE AND EFFECTIVEEDMUND TORRFEBRUARY 25, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
He approved of Parpon, and never lost a chance of sharpening his humour on the dwarf's impish whetstone of a tongue.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
Behind him, each of the natives had laid his stabbing-knife, skinning-knife, and whetstone.
THE BOY WITH THE U. S. FISHERIESFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
It's colder'n a blue whetstone, so put on all the clothes you've got.
WAYSIDE COURTSHIPSHAMLIN GARLAND
It is a profession which uses the conscience as a whetstone upon which to sharpen the intellect.
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
His firm and close-grained mind was a sort of whetstone on which my father sharpened his wits at this weekly setting.
SPARE HOURSJOHN BROWN
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WHETSTONE

  • accent
  • briar
  • circle
  • cut
  • halo
  • knob
  • notch
  • ring
  • sticker
  • washer
  • whetstone
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.