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sharpening stone

[′shär·pə·niŋ ‚stōn]
(engineering)
A device such as a whetstone used for sharpening by hand.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

whetstone

A piece of stone, natural or artificial, used to sharpen cutting tools.
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