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sharpen

[′shär·pən]
(engineering)
To give a thin keen edge or a sharp acute point to.
(graphic arts)
To decrease the size of the dots on a screened halftone.
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Although he ran well at three, Sharpen Up failed to win and was sent to stud at four.
Sharpen up your profits along with your customers' knives by demonstrating various new cutlery lines, illustrating how much difference knife sharpeners make in food preparation, and emphasizing the savings afforded through the usage of knife sharpeners.
Sharpen up the compensation committee of the board by recruiting or appointing a strong, experienced, independent chairman and make sure that all committee members know or are taught their compensation stuff.