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Synonyms for sharpen

Synonyms for sharpen

to give a sharp edge to

Synonyms for sharpen

make sharp or sharper

make crisp or more crisp and precise

become sharp or sharper

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put (an image) into focus

make (images or sounds) sharp or sharper


raise the pitch of (musical notes)

give a point to

make (one's senses) more acute

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Blade grinds vary from concave to convex to fiat, but the overwhelming majority have a secondary bevel along the edge, and that's the part you sharpen.
The sharpener's triangular rod is designed to sharpen serrations and other pointed tools like fishhooks.
A number of stalls are established in every locality to sell butchery tools, whereas street vendors also offer their services to sharpen the rusted tools of butchery.
3 Sharpen up Be sure to sharpen your secateurs, shears and garden knives.
Uncle, please, sharpen your knife really good to kill me quickly, for God's sake.
Some professionals, who can sharpen well, choose the faster cutting Oregon chains like 91VXL, which is built for speed, or the Multicut M91VXL, which is built specifically for professional abrasive applications.
The file allows a gardener to sharpen the pruner's blades without having to take the tool apart, an important task before putting it away for the winter.
Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry is offering Tidland Blade Sharpening System, which gives customers the power to sharpen dull blades on their own schedule without removing the blade from the cartridge or sending the blades out to be reground or sharpened.
Covey tells the story of a person who saws for hours and although exhausted, will not take time to sharpen his saw because he is too busy sawing.
Once the blade gets dull, they are virtually impossible to sharpen at home.
You can sharpen it yourself with the Lawnmower Sharpening Attachment from Dremel.
You sell lots of great knives to your customers, but how often do they sharpen those knives?
PAUL McGINLEY would gladly swap the St Omer Open to play in the US Open but aims to sharpen up his game in France as he bids to win a Ryder Cup slot.
By sharpening in-house with our Darex machines--compared to sending out drills to be resharpened by resharpening service--we eliminate shipping costs, our inventory can be minimized because we do not have to worry about vendor turnaround, and it also give us the liberty to sharpen whatever size bit, whenever we need, to keep production running," explains Scott Styskal, a senior maintenance manager at Timpte.