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hone

(hōn)
1. A sharpening stone.
2. To sharpen the edge of a cutting device.

hone,

v to sharpen.
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Single-stroke honing is so accurate and consistent that honed bores do not require gaging.
Here the inventory consists of honed bore tube, DOM ready-to-use tube, seamless HFS thick wall honed bore tube, hollow bar tube for machining, and a metric range of carbon and stainless chrome plated bars in 6 metre lengths.
In the early 1970's, Milo Kleinberg honed his expertise in showroom design as he was hired to plan out spaces for numerous firms including Leslie Faye, Jones New York, Bobby Brooks, Jonathan Logan, and today the firm continues to serve the fashion industry, including stores for Shanghai Tang, Missoni, Ascott Chang, Caron Perfume, Judith Leiber, Patek Philippe, H.
In laser honing cylinders, only the top third of the cylinder has to be laser honed because that's the point of highest pressure, Tessarzyk points out, where a better surface match can do the most good.
I really feel it prepared me for a career in real estate because it honed my ability to focus on strategy while continually working hard to improve my physical attributes.
Further hone corporate policies: The integration allows corporations to truly ensure bandwidth is being utilized to the enterprise's best interest; by providing information on WAN usage in a metric understandable at all business levels-dollars spent-WAN usage becomes real and corporate policies within WiseWan can be further honed to ensure optimal use.
The master baths feature "Solar" honed marble flooring with honed and polished marble walls.