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The meaning of Hones


Hones – definition


Sharpen (a blade).

Usage examples:

He was carefully honing the curved blade

Refine or perfect (something) over a period of time.

Usage examples:

Some of the best players in the world honed their skills playing street football

Another way of saying home in on (see home).

Usage examples:

The detectives honed in on the suspect

A whetstone, especially one used to sharpen razors.

Usage examples:

By the way, a diamond hone is the ideal tool for sharpening in camp.

Hones translation into English

Hones: translate from English into Chinese

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珩磨, 抱怨, 厎

Hones: translate from English into Dutch

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Honen, Wetsteen, Aanzetten

Hones: translate from English into French

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Aiguise, Aiguiser, Pierre à aiguiser, Faire maigrir, Avoir envie de

Hones: translate from English into German

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Honen, Schärfen, Schleifstein, Schleifen, Wetzstein

Hones: translate from English into Hindi

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होन्स, सान, आसियाना, सान देना

Hones: translate from English into Italian

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Mieli, Cote

Hones: translate from English into Korean

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숫돌, 숫돌에 갈다

Hones: translate from English into Russian

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Оттачивает, Точильный камень, Хонинговать, Затачивать, Точить, Притирать, Оселок, Ворчать, Горевать, Хныкать, Хонинговальная головка, Точильный сланец

Hones: translate from English into Spanish

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Perfecciona, Piedra de afilar, Afilar

Word origin

Middle English: from Old English hān ‘stone’, of Germanic origin; related to Old Norse hein .

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