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shar·pen·ing

(shahrpĕn-ing)
Dental preparatory procedure in which a cutting-edge is honed or replaced on a dental tool (e.g., calculus-removal instrument).
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Sarah Jay, who penned "Knives Cooks Love," says there's a big misconception retailers should address: Many home chefs incorrectly believe a honing steel can sharpen dull knives.