Definition of oilstone in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈɔɪlstəʊn


  • A fine-grained flat stone used with oil for sharpening chisels, planes, or other tools.
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    • 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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