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  1. Sharpening

    of Sharpen

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  1. Sharpening

    Sharpening is the process of creating or refining a sharp edge of appropriate shape on a tool or implement designed for cutting. Sharpening is done by grinding away material on the implement with an abrasive substance harder than the material of the implement, followed sometimes by processes to polish the sharp surface to increase smoothness and to correct small mechanical deformations without regrinding.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sharpening in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sharpening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of sharpening in a Sentence

  1. Bob Baffert:

    I know everybody right now is sharpening their knives, getting ready.

  2. Abraham Lincoln:

    If I had eight hours to chop down a tree, I'd spend six sharpening my axe.

  3. Abraham Lincoln:

    Give me six minutes to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

  4. Abraham Lincoln:

    If I only had an hour to chop down a tree, I would spend the first 45 minutes sharpening my axe.

  5. Robert Merriam:

    We hope that by further sharpening our estimate of current export levels by product in the weekly report, it will provide readers with even finer insights into U.S. consumption of petroleum fuels.

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