Em"er*y(?), n. [F. meri, earlier 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 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
Em"e*sis(?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. . See Emetic.] (Med.) A vomiting.
New - Add Dictionary Search to Your Site
You can add a free dictionary search box to your own web site by copying and pasting the following HTML into one of your web pages:
<form action="http://www.freedict.co.uk/search.php" method="post"> <p style="text-align: center; font-family: sans-serif;"> <a style="font-weight: bold;" href="http://www.freedict.co.uk/" title="FreeDict free online dictionary">FreeDict</a> <input type="text" name="word" size="20" value="" /> <input type="submit" name="submit" value="Search Dictionary" /> </p> </form>
Sat 20th July 2019