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n the quality of a blade that has a thin, keen cutting edge; a cutting edge is suitably sharp when it functions efficiently and safely.
sharpness, visual test of,
n an examination of the cutting edge of a blade (usually magnified) to determined its extent of sharpness. The cutting edge is sharp when the line of its edge is too fine to reflect light. Also called
glare test.