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hone

(hōn)
1. A sharpening stone.
2. To sharpen the edge of a cutting device.
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Within the considerable latitude of USN doctrine, Hone discovers a strong diversity of tactics, techniques, and procedures within and among individual commands and warfare communities.
In the automotive industry, for example, cylinder hones are often utilized for creating an effective surface finish on engine cylinders.
Nick: We'd just finished doing The Wipers Times for BBC 2, when we did the film of it, and the head of BBC2, Janice Hadlow, sent us an email asking if we'd heard of William Hone.
Joseph Prowen gives a sharp-edged performance as Hone that manages to combine a conspiculously self-confident character with the resentful anger of a man called into court on three consecutive days as the Prince Regent tried to try Hone for anything the church could dig up as long, as he was gagged.
Learning to hone can take some practice, but once you've got it, you'll be able to right your blade quickly and without really thinking about it.
The HTE is a horizontal machine that can hone small-bore rifle barrels with a diameter range of 0.150" to 0.790" (4-20 mm) and lengths up to 60".
However, Maggs' side turned the tide and put the pressure on resulting in Hone finding the gap for the winning try on 68 minutes.
If your chisel had only one bevel--the 30-degree one--you'd have to hone its entire surface to get a sharp edge.
They also found mammals that glided from trees (the Mesozoic equivalent of a flying squirrel), a classic transitional form of flying reptile called a pterosaur and even a weird little bucktoothed dinosaur," Hone said.
"It's been a great little gallery and we have shown some great artwork," said Nancy Von Hone, who has filled various roles throughout the gallery's lifespan, most recently as a co-managing director.
Restore a sharp edge to blades quickly with the fine and coarse diamond plates (held in place by magnets), and then use the rotating ceramic rod (coarse, fine, fish hook) and leather strip on the sides to hone and strop the newly sharpened edge.
Dennis Hone, head of the LLDC, hinted athletics could return to the venue before it is reconfigured as a football stadium.