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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Emery (0.01035 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: emery emery n : a hard gary-black mineral consisting of corundum and either hematite or magnetite; used as an abrasive (especially as a coating on paper)
English → English (gcide) Definition: Emery Corundum \Co*run"dum\ (k[-o]*r[u^]n"d[u^]m), n.; pl. Corundums (k[-o]*r[u^]n"d[u^]mz). [Also corindon.] [From Hind. kurand corundum stone.] (Min.) The mineral alumina (Al2O3), as found native in a crystalline state. Transparent varieties are used as gemstones, including sapphire, which is the fine blue variety; the oriental ruby, or red sapphire; the oriental amethyst , or purple sapphire; and adamantine spar, the hair-brown variety. It is the hardest substance found native, next to the diamond. [1913 Webster +PJC] Note: The name corundum is sometimes restricted to the non-transparent or coarser kinds. Emery is a dark-colored granular variety, usually admixed with magnetic iron ore. [1913 Webster] Emery \Em"er*y\, n. [F. ['e]meri, earlier ['e]meril, It. smeriglio, fr. Gr. ?, ?, ?, cf. ? to wipe; perh. akin to E. smear. Cf. Emeril.] (Min.) Corundum in the form of grains or powder, used in the arts for grinding and polishing hard substances. Native emery is mixed with more or less magnetic iron. See the Note under Corundum. [1913 Webster] Emery board, cardboard pulp mixed with emery and molded into convenient. Emery cloth or Emery paper, cloth or paper on which the powder of emery is spread and glued for scouring and polishing. Emery wheel, a wheel containing emery, or having a surface of emery. In machine shops, it is sometimes called a buff wheel , and by the manufacturers of cutlery, a glazer. [1913 Webster] ||

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