whetstone

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noun whet·stone \ˈhwet-ˌstōn, ˈwet-\

Definition of whetstone

  1. :  a stone for whetting edge tools

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of whetstone

before 12th century

Other Hardware Terms


WHETSTONE Defined for English Language Learners

whetstone

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noun whet·stone \ˈhwet-ˌstōn, ˈwet-\

Definition of whetstone for English Language Learners

  • : a stone used for sharpening knives, blades, etc.


WHETSTONE Defined for Kids

whetstone

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noun whet·stone \ˈhwet-ˌstōn, ˈwet-\

Definition of whetstone for Students

  1. :  a stone on which blades are sharpened



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