Definition of oilstone in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈoilstōn/


A fine-grained flat stone used with oil for sharpening cutting edges.
Example sentences
  • He's currently sharpening one of his chisels at the oilstone in the corner of the room.
  • This can be done by rubbing away surplus metal with a grindstone, whetstone, oilstone, steel, ceramic rod, leather strop or the palm of your hand.

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Syllabification: oil·stone

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