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a hard grey-black mineral consisting of corundum and either hematite or magnetite

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If your sweaters are pilling, try running an emery board over the little bumps to remove them.
To do this, soak the wart in warm water and then sand it with an emery board.
My nails are then shaped using an emery board before Candice uses her thumbs to push up any stray cuticles then uses a brush attachment on the nail care machine to nip them away.
Salmonsen and John A Trobaugh, received campaign literature from Hilda Ramirez, filed their nails with an emery board from Dianna L.
Using an emery board to file chipped teeth or overusing topical painkillers, like teething gels, to deaden pain were also common.
Thrilled "I'm thrilled to pieces when I find that the store stocks proper nail scissors, an emery board, and a pumice stone.
But gone are the regular manicures, these days I'm more likely to see an ironing board than an emery board.
Annie Bryce, York IF, after a lot of wear and tear, you are left with shiny patches on your suede shoes, gently rub over with an emery board.
An emery board can also be tried at home when your dog is calm and relaxed, wearing down the tips of the nails without too much pressure or pain.
Rain or snow spots will quickly disappear from suede shoes, hats or purses if you file them away with an emery board.
To light the cigarette/cigar, the handbrake would be applied on the car so as to allow pressure to be brought to bear on the emery board as one hand would hold the cigarette or cigar and the other, the light.
Advise parents who are afraid to use clippers on the nails of tiny fingers and toes to use an emery board, but not to bite, she suggested at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
The protocol involved shaving the wart with a scalpel, applying the pad for a week, then debriding it lightly with an emery board and reapplying the pad for I additional week.
Keep an emery board available to help you file away the snags before you are tempted to chew them off.