sharpening stone

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sharpening stone

[′shär·pə·niŋ ‚stōn]
(engineering)
A device such as a whetstone used for sharpening by hand.

whetstone

A piece of stone, natural or artificial, used to sharpen cutting tools.
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Gerke joined WaterStone Bank in October of 2005 as corporate controller.
Bridgend-based residential property development company Waterstone Homes is behind the scheme at Druidstone Grange in Old St Mellons.
uk The winner must be aged between 8 and 14 and must be available on the evening of Friday, 20, July, 2007 to attend the midnight opening at Waterstone,s Emerson Chambers, Blackett Street, Newcastle, arriving at the branch no later than 11.
ENTREPRENEUR Tim Waterstone yesterday bowed out of the race to acquireHamleys,conceding the famous London toy store to a higher offer from rival bidders, including the shop's managers.
Waterstone Financial Inc (NASDAQ:WSBF) reported on Wednesday that its board of directors approved a special common stock dividend of USD0.
Waterstone Financial Inc (NASDAQ: WSBF) has said that its board of directors has declared a cash dividend of USD0.
Bookseller Waterstone's and Amazon last week announced that they have teamed up to re-launch the waterstones.
It is also the parent of Waterstone Mortgage, which offers mortgage banking through offices in 23 US states.
Most recently, Mertz served as assistant controller for WaterStone.
Waterstone continued a share repurchase program, under which 242,700 shares were repurchased at an average price of USD13.
Earlier this month, Tim Waterstone, the founder of the Waterstone's book chain, withdrew a pounds 280m offer to buy back the business from HMV, complaining that the conditions HMV had imposed on his consortium were too punitive.