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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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But when a blade will no longer hone, sharpening is the only way to get a knife back to a like-new condition.
Most previous research studies evaluating the sharpening of dental instruments have utilized Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM).
Headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, Cozzini is a knife sharpening rental and exchange company in the United States, providing cutlery and other sharpening services to over 40,000 restaurants, grocery stores, institutional kitchens and other foodservice establishments nationwide.
Or as we have seen many retailers do, add a few styles to your general merchandise sections to give consumers a variety of sharpening options.
That's why a slow speed wet grinding wheel is the best mechanized sharpening tool for most folks.
The boom in tactical knives of the past two decades brought with it improvements to all ,areas of the cutlery market, including sharpening products.
We don't have space here to teach every sharpening step, but we've collected tips to help you get started on the most common sharpening tasks.
When sharpening traditional Japanese blades, it is critical to maintain the 15-degree edge and sharpen only its 15-degree beveled side.
Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry is offering Tidland Blade Sharpening System, which gives customers the power to sharpen dull blades on their own schedule without removing the blade from the cartridge or sending the blades out to be reground or sharpened.
Real world image sharpening with Adobe Photoshop, Camera Raw, and Lightroom, 2d ed.
Hu-Friedy introduces the Total Sharpening Solution, a line of dental instrument sharpening options including an in-house professional sharpening service, a portable, technologically-advanced sharpening device, more than twenty types of natural quarried or hard synthetic stones, and an array of various support and educational sharpening resources.