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hone

(hōn)
1. A sharpening stone.
2. To sharpen the edge of a cutting device.
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"During the finish lap, you can really tell the difference between a bore that was honed before rifling and one that was lapped," said Dichter.
"So I think we have someone who wants to go out there, race and challenge, and there is a diamond that needs to be honed. That is quite an interesting challenge."
Meter tubes, also called "meter runs," are critical parts of the orifice meter because the honed surface finish influences accuracy.
Parts are honed after hobbing, but on tight-tolerance gears, blanks might be honed before and after hobbing.
* "I'm speaking here chiefly of legal experts who have honed in on the possible indictments in the case."
HRH will finish the apartment interiors with Cabreuva hardwood flooring throughout, Black Galaxy honed granite counters, master baths with floor-to-ceiling Calacatta Gold honed stone and mosaic tiles, a soaking tub and a separate glass-enclosed shower with custom architectural accessories.