emery cloth

noun
cloth covered with powdered emery
Hypernyms: ↑abrasive, ↑abradant, ↑abrasive material

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emery-coated cloth used as an abrasive.

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emery cloth or emery paper noun
Cloth or paper covered with emery powder for polishing
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Main Entry:emery

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emery cloth,
a sturdy cloth coated with powdered emery, used for smoothing or polishing.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Emery cloth — Emery Em er*y, n. [F. [ e]meri, earlier [ e]meril, It. smeriglio, fr. Gr. ?, ?, ?, cf. ? to wipe; perh. akin to E. smear. Cf. {Emeril}.] (Min.) Corundum in the form of grains or powder, used in the arts for grinding and polishing hard substances …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emery cloth — n. cloth coated with a mixture of powdered emery and glue, used for polishing and cleaning metal …   English World dictionary

  • Emery Cloth — This is made from strong cotton or flax yarns in plain weave and pure sized. This is coated with powdered emery. There are many qualities …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • emery cloth — emery coated cloth used as an abrasive. * * * …   Universalium

  • emery cloth — noun An abrasive material, like sandpaper, made by gluing grains of emery to a cloth or paper surface …   Wiktionary

  • emery cloth — n. cloth or fabric covered with emery powder …   English contemporary dictionary

  • emery cloth — /ˈɛməri klɒθ/ (say emuhree kloth) noun emery coated cloth used as an abrasive …   Australian English dictionary

  • emery cloth — A cloth coated in emery crystals like fine sandpaper for use as an abrasive on metals …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Emery — Em er*y, n. [F. [ e]meri, earlier [ e]meril, It. smeriglio, fr. Gr. ?, ?, ?, cf. ? to wipe; perh. akin to E. smear. Cf. {Emeril}.] (Min.) Corundum in the form of grains or powder, used in the arts for grinding and polishing hard substances.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Emery board — Emery Em er*y, n. [F. [ e]meri, earlier [ e]meril, It. smeriglio, fr. Gr. ?, ?, ?, cf. ? to wipe; perh. akin to E. smear. Cf. {Emeril}.] (Min.) Corundum in the form of grains or powder, used in the arts for grinding and polishing hard substances …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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