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Em·er·y

(em'ĕr-ē),
Alan E. H., 20th-century British physician. See: Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy.

em·er·y

(em'ĕr-ē),
An abrasive containing aluminum oxide and iron.
[O.Fr. emeri, fr. L.L. smericulum, fr. G. smiris]

emery

/em·ery/ (em´er-e) an abrasive substance consisting of corundum and various impurities, such as iron oxide.

em·er·y

(em'ĕr-ē)
An abrasive containing aluminum oxide and iron.
[O.Fr. emeri, fr. L.L. smericulum, fr. G. smiris]

emery

(em´ərē),
n an aluminum-based abrasive agent. Two types are aluminum oxide and levigated alumina. Emery is not suitable for polishing dental enamel. Also called
corundum.
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After a few seconds, it will dry then, with the fine side of an emery board, gently smooth the top of the nail.
File corns and calluses gently with an emery board or pumice stone.
Remove hard skin Use a foot file, emery board or pumice stone to gently rub away the hard skin, then apply a rich moisturising foot cream.
Ragged nails can ruin anyone's summer look so make sure you smooth off the edges with this cheap but effective emery board.
USE an emery board to remove shiny patches on suede shoes.
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You ask Kelli Hoppen to sand a floor and she wouldn't have a clue, she'd probably get out an emery board.
A traditional emery board which does the job for which it was designed.
A BOOTS Glitterbabes Funky Fingers Nail Dryer set comes complete with two toe dividers, three polishes, 5ml each, emery board, tips card, nail brush, stickers and buffer.
If you do want to attempt cleaning it yourself you could try lightly rubbing with an artist's eraser or an emery board before holding the stain over a boiling kettle.
99) to stop wet nail polish smudging and Contoured Emery Board (pounds 2.
It includes the Marvellous Mini set for on-the-go smoothing and shaping contains washable emery board, sapphire metal file, 4-way nail buffer and Shine 'n' Go buffer with cuticle cream - pounds 4.