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emery


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}. 
 
  {Emery  board},  cardboard  pulp  mixed  with  emery  and  molded 
  into  convenient. 
 
  {Emery  cloth}  or  {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}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  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) 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Emery,  SD  (city,  FIPS  19420) 
  Location:  43.60266  N,  97.62021  W 
  Population  (1990):  417  (210  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  57332 
  Emery,  UT  (town,  FIPS  22870) 
  Location:  38.92527  N,  111.25056  W 
  Population  (1990):  300  (162  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 




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