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To sharpen (a blade)
“Men occasionally damaged axes, meaning a visit to a nearby grindstone to hone a nick from the edge.”
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To make smooth by friction
“… honed the edge of the axe until it was amazingly sharp.”
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To sharpen with a hone
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Honing the skills of senior managers.”
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To make progress or increase the skill of
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To improve in accuracy, delicacy, or excellence
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To make something rational or more rational
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To do repeatedly so as to become skilled
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Stimulate
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To create by training or teaching
Noun
An abrasive wheel for sharpening, polishing or grinding
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