A stone of a fine grit, or a slab, as of metal, covered with an abrading substance or powder, used for sharpening cutting instruments, and especially for setting razors; an oilstone.
To sharpen on, or with, a hone; to rub on a hone in order to sharpen; as, to hone a razor.
to render more precise or more effective; as, to hone one's skills.
An abrasive tool for correcting small irregularities or differences in diameter in an engine cylinder, brake cylinder, etc.
A machining process which finishes the surface of the cylinders and smoothes/restores a clean gouge-free surface for the rings to ride on. Honing is one of the few machining processes that the home mechanic can do him/her self.
A device using abrasive stones for refinishing brake wheel cylinders or brake caliper cylinders, which is attached to a rotating power tool such as an electric drill.
a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors
sharpen with a hone; "hone a knife"
a rotating set of oil stones, designed to refine the surface which removes almost no metal
A tool that is mechanically rotated and has abrasive tip(s) for polishing or enlarging holes to precise dimensions.
A stone of very fine grit usually of a slaty composition; used to sharpen cutting tools; esp razors; also called a whetstone
1. To grind something to a sharp edge. 2. A fine-grained, hard stone used to sharpen cutting tools.
A fine grit stone used with a fluid for sharpening or smoothing a surface. Also see s uperior hone.
A hone is a machine tool used in the manufacture of precision bores to improve the geometry, surface finish and dimensional control of the finished part. This process is called honing.