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grinding wheel

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Definition of grinding wheel in English:

noun

A wheel used for cutting, grinding, or finishing metal or other objects, and typically made of abrasive particles bonded together.
Example sentences
  • A stone from the original mill, dated 1633, has been mounted on a grinding wheel and sits amid a colourful array of flowers in the village centre.
  • I told him what I was after, and he got to work on his grinding wheel.
  • The nail head should be wrapped with masking tape so it is easier to grip and the point should be sharpened on a grinding wheel.

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