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  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glazer  \Glaz"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  applies  glazing,  as  in  pottery  manufacture,  etc.; 
  one  who  gives  a  glasslike  or  glossy  surface  to  anything  a 
  calenderer  or  smoother  of  cloth,  paper,  and  the  like 
 
  2.  A  tool  or  machine  used  in  glazing,  polishing,  smoothing, 
  etc.;  amoung  cutlers  and  lapidaries,  a  wooden  wheel 
  covered  with  emery,  or  having  a  band  of  lead  and  tin 
  alloy,  for  polishing  cutlery,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glazer 
  n  :  someone  who  cuts  flat  glass  to  size  [syn:  {glasscutter},  {glassworker}, 
  {glazier}] 




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