sharpener

Definitions of sharpener
  1. noun
    any implement that is used to make something (an edge or a point) sharper
    “a knife sharpener
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    grindstone
    a revolving stone shaped like a disk; used to grind or sharpen or polish edge tools
    pencil sharpener
    a rotary implement for sharpening the point on pencils
    steel
    knife sharpener consisting of a ridged steel rod
    strickle
    an implement for sharpening scythes
    strop
    a leather strap used to sharpen razors
    type of:
    implement
    instrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
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