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nail file

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Definition of nail file in English:

noun

A strip of roughened metal or an emery board used for smoothing and shaping the fingernails and toenails.
Example sentences
  • There, she stuck her hand underneath the table and felt around until she found her ‘tools’, which consisted of a small metal tray and a nail file.
  • Make sure that all dirt trapped under the toenails are thoroughly removed using the tip of the nail file.
  • Her fingers found the sharp nail file she kept in her pocket.

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