home vs hone

home hone

Definitions

  • 1) Baseball Home plate.
  • 2) A starting position within a computer application, such as the beginning of a line, file, or screen or the top of a chart or list.
  • 3) A headquarters; a home base.
  • 4) A dwelling place together with the family or social unit that occupies it; a household.
  • 5) An institution where people are cared for.
  • 6) Games Home base.
  • 7) A valued place regarded as a refuge or place of origin.
  • 8) The starting position of the cursor on a text-based computer display, usually in the upper left corner of the screen.
  • 9) The place, such as a country or town, where one was born or has lived for a long period.
  • 10) A place where one lives; a residence.
  • 11) The place where something is discovered, founded, developed, or promoted; a source.
  • 12) An environment offering security and happiness.
  • 13) The physical structure within which one lives, such as a house or apartment.
  • 14) The native habitat, as of a plant or animal.
  • 15) Specifically— In base-ball, the space or base immediately in front of the batters’ position. See base-ball.
  • 16) In one's own country.
  • 17) The place or region in which one lives; one's own locality or country.
  • 18) In lacrosse, the position of a player who stands just in front of his opponents’ goal, and who tries to throw the ball through it; also, the player himself.
  • 19) An institute or establishment designed to afford the comforts of domestic life to the homeless, sick, or destitute: as, a sailors’ or soldiers’ home; a home for the aged.
  • 20) In games, the ultimate point to which a player runs, or to which effort is directed; the goal.
  • 21) The place or region where some specified thing is most common, indigenous, or native; the seat or native habitat.
  • 22) A dwelling; the residence of a family or household; a seat of domestic life and interests; hence, one's abode; the house in which one has his fixed or usual residence, or which he regards as his definite dwelling-place.
  • 23) In the position of being thoroughly familiar with a subject; conversant: as, to be at home in a science.
  • 24) Of, relating to, or being a place of origin or headquarters.
  • 25) Sports Relating to a team's sponsoring institution or to the place where it is franchised.
  • 26) Of, relating to, or being the keys used as base positions for the fingers in touch-typing.
  • 27) Of or relating to a home, especially to one's household or house.
  • 28) Taking place in the home.
  • 29) On or into the point at which something is directed.
  • 30) To the center or heart of something; deeply.
  • 31) At, to, or toward the direction of home.
  • 32) To dwell; have a home; also (chiefly in the present participle), to go home instinctively, as a carrier-pigeon. See homing.
  • 33) To, toward, or at home, in any sense of that word.
  • 34) To bring, carry, or send home: as, the homing of the harvest; to home a carrier-pigeon.
  • 35) To the point; to the mark aimed at; so as to produce an intended effect; effectively; satisfactorily; closely: as, to strike home; to charge home; to speak home.
  • 36) To arrange to have (an animal) placed in a home.
  • 37) To take (an animal) into one's home.
  • 38) To go or return to one's residence or base of operations.
  • 39) To focus the attention or make progress achieving an objective.
  • 40) To guide (a missile or aircraft) to a target.
  • 41) To move or advance toward a target or goal.
  • 42) (at home) Available to receive visitors.
  • 43) (at home) Feeling an easy competence and familiarity.
  • 44) (home free) Out of jeopardy; assured of success.
  • 45) (at home) Comfortable and relaxed; at ease.

Definitions

  • 1) A sharpening stone composed of extra-fine grit used for removing the burr or curl from the blade of a razor or some other edge tool.
  • 2) A machine tool used in the manufacture of precision bores.
  • 3) A fine-grained whetstone for giving a keen edge to a cutting tool.
  • 4) A tool with a rotating abrasive tip for enlarging holes to precise dimensions.
  • 5) one of several kinds of stone used for hones. See Novaculite.
  • 6) A stone of a fine grit, or a slab, as of metal, covered with an abrading substance or powder, used for sharpening cutting instruments, and especially for setting razors; an oilstone.
  • 7) See Polishing slate.
  • 8) A kind of swelling in the cheek.
  • 9) a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors
  • 10) Delay; lingering.
  • 11) A thin piece of dry and stale bread; also, an oil-cake.
  • 12) A stone used for sharpening instruments that require a delicate edge, and particularly for sharpening razors; an oilstone. A hone differs from a whetstone in being of finer grit and more compact texture. See honestone.
  • 13) A circular barrow or hill.
  • 14) To refine or master (a skill).
  • 15) To make more acute, intense, or effective.
  • 16) To use a hone to produce a precision bore.
  • 17) To sharpen with a hone.
  • 18) sharpen with a hone
  • 19) A dialectal contraction of hosen, plural of hose.
  • 20) To pine; long; yearn; moan.
  • 21) To rub and sharpen on or as on a hone: as, to hone a razor.
  • 22) Tolongfor;crave.
  • 23) See och hone.
  • 24) To linger; delay.
  • 25) Seeochhone.
  • 26) Tolinger;delay.
  • 27) To long for; crave.
  • 28) To whine or moan.
  • 29) To hanker; yearn.
  • 30) Dial.Eng. & Southern U. S. To grumble; pine; lament; long.
  • 31) To perfect or make more intense or effective.
  • 32) To sharpen on a fine-grained whetstone.
  • 33) to render more precise or more effective.
  • 34) To sharpen on, or with, a hone; to rub on a hone in order to sharpen.

Examples

  • 1) Fancy a new home in an old favourite?
  • 2) Rent out your car parking space and turn that spare room into a home office.
  • 3) There is no point in making sacrifices unless you are prepared to press the point home.
  • 4) You have made this place feel like home to me.
  • 5) The lack of new homes means house prices are predicted to rise across the country.
  • 6) He then decided to share footage of the happy couple with people back home.
  • 7) The fact that he was found a few miles from home tells you something.
  • 8) Your best love bets are close to home.
  • 9) And finding himself back in a hotel bed after just one night at home is a small price to pay.
  • 10) Nor are we in our old home.
  • 11) Most modern homes and offices are too hot.
  • 12) You deal with discontent and win people over at home.
  • 13) It made me feel quite at home.
  • 14) You have a gift for turning a house into a home and can repair fractured family relationships.
  • 15) We will keep it all in there until we can find space for it back at home.
  • 16) It was my home at one time so to go back there will be different class.
  • 17) The real surprise is discovering how valuable something in your home actually is.
  • 18) You are in the studio and then you go home and home is the office.
  • 19) The message boards of websites for expats brim with anguished questions on the practicalities of returning home.
  • 20) To actually see that with your own eyes really brought the point home.
  • 21) My father worked from home so we were a close family.
  • 22) It was like hitting a home run.
  • 23) Luckily none of us was in a rush to get home!
  • 24) He was at home in their company.
  • 25) We just get better looked after at home.
  • 26) This requires those with the disease stay at home with their families.
  • 27) They lacked the conviction to press home their advantage and instead dropped too deep to protect it.
  • 28) And we test the home kits and new products that claim to make your hair effortlessly shiny and sleek.
  • 29) It was interesting to read recently of home nations coaches saying that they are now going to look at cycling.
  • 30) Our very success is destroying our grounded sense of home as a particular locality defined by its natural features and wildlife.
  • 31) Now students use the service to send their laundry home in term time, while parents send back food parcels.
  • 32) I think it was supposed to say "Best @home," meaning Melissa could win the at-home prize for losing the most weight.
  • 33) In any case, the fun part was not being at home& not knowing what time we'd get home.
  • 34) Also, because I teach preschool we have 2 weeks at the beginning of the school year which everyone thinks is so lucky because we start later than the rest of the district…but really those days are full of meetings and mass screening and home visits…..home visits….yuck!
  • 35) Contractors will reduce the level of gas in your home by: • Installing a suction system to draw the gas out of and away from the home• Changing the ventilation and pressurization in the basement• Sealing foundation cracks and openings
  • 36) Contractors will reduce the level of gas in your home by:• Installing a suction system to draw the gas out of and away from the home• Changing the ventilation and pressurization in the basement• Sealing foundation cracks and openings
  • 37) Let you access your home computers from outside the home .
  • 38) That being the case, I'm not super jazzed about your attempt to change the rules of our contract retroactively... a rule change that'd force me, my wife and my infant daughter out of our home yes, Walter, we may not own the house, but it is *our home*... unless you're somehow declaring that the several million renters in the City of Los Angeles are all, in fact, homeless.
  • 39) They, better than anyone else, know which worker needs a home most, or if he has a home….
  • 40) If you ever come here -- and by _you_, I mean the 100,000 subscribers to the Lady's Book, don't go anywhere else, for _here_ you will find a home -- a regular New England _home_.
  • 41) A third is: _B., being at home, heard this as occurring away from home_.
  • 42) ‘The eye of Hurricane Charley passed directly over the Family Life Center, my home, and the homes of our staff members.’
  • 43) ‘In the Bantul district to the south, villagers told of trying to rescue family members before homes collapsed.’
  • 44) ‘This initiative is designed to help military families repair and maintain their homes while family members are on active duty.’
  • 45) ‘This involved, among other things, inviting them into his own home, and the homes of members of his congregation.’
  • 46) ‘What this means to service members is better homes and shorter waiting lists.’
  • 47) ‘The Beckford minibus travels to members' homes around Warminster, picking them up and taking them home in the evenings.’
  • 48) ‘As many as 80 percent of persons with dementia are cared for in their homes by family members.’
  • 49) ‘A number of local people who have sought planning permission to build homes for members of their family have been turned down.’
  • 50) ‘When food ran short, the younger children were sent to union members' homes in New York and Philadelphia.’
  • 51) ‘The letters were issued on Friday and got to our members' homes on Saturday at the start of their half-term break.’
  • 52) ‘It is believed detectives were called to the home by a member of staff.’
  • 53) ‘Some families fled their homes fearing aftershocks, and roads and phone lines were cut off.’
  • 54) ‘You could pledge to change to energy-saving light bulbs or household appliances in your home.’
  • 55) ‘There are at least eight pictures of him in the front room of the family home.’
  • 56) ‘And then I went back to my parents' home for dinner.’
  • 57) ‘A lone gunman fired a number of shots at the front door of the couple's home late on Friday.’
  • 58) ‘Natasha Ryan returned to her mother's home on Thursday night.’
  • 59) ‘When Dooley and Wideman go out, they go to friends' homes for dinner and videos.’
  • 60) ‘Jane's house was a modest two-story home in a decent neighborhood.’
  • 61) ‘She then moved to her father's home on a full time basis.’
  • 62) ‘White, who came from a good home, managed to spend a fair amount of his life at a host of federal and state penitentiaries.’
  • 63) ‘Kimberley left the matrimonial home on August 1, 2000.’
  • 64) ‘The idea is that each visiting student is welcomed into the home as a member of the family.’
  • 65) ‘A good home is essential to proper upbringing.’
  • 66) ‘Naomi has left the matrimonial home with their children, Olga, aged six, and Poppy, aged four.’
  • 67) ‘Despite the appearance she tries to convey, Nora holds a deep secret that threatens to destroy her happy home.’
  • 68) ‘The statutory right to occupy the marital home may be seen as an example of the joint enterprise model of marriage.’
  • 69) ‘My home hadn't felt like a real home since Tom had started coming here every afternoon.’
  • 70) ‘Despite all the benefits of a secure home and a good education he has, for 23 years, been addicted to drugs.’
  • 71) ‘Even over the past two years, it is estimated there are 18,000 fewer nuclear family homes, including both married and unwed parents.’
  • 72) ‘Bradford Council is calling on people to offer permanent homes to the 60 children on its adoption list.’
  • 73) ‘A violent home begets violent children, who become violent in relationships with others.’
  • 74) ‘Those costs assume one television set per household: many homes, of course, own three televisions.’
  • 75) ‘Blessed beyond anything words can express are children born into such a home!’
  • 76) ‘Its work with children on the streets has found that boys running away from bad homes or from care are prime targets for abusive adults because of their need for basics such as food and shelter.’
  • 77) ‘And even if gambling addiction wrecks homes, it's at least better than tobacco advertising.’
  • 78) ‘The influences of home, friends and community are stronger and more long-lasting.’
  • 79) ‘What is there to stop us from making our own homes violence free?’
  • 80) ‘One should add that violence free homes would make a difference to boys as well as girls.’
  • 81) ‘Meanwhile, it emerged yesterday the Government was responsible for fuelling the price of homes to first time buyers.’
  • 82) ‘This will fund more than 730 affordable homes for rent or low-cost home ownership.’
  • 83) ‘The next planning application will be the latest in a long line of attempts to revive the site by introducing badly needed homes alongside commercial units.’
  • 84) ‘The show house for these homes is open for viewing on Sundays at 3pm.’
  • 85) ‘The idea is that property owners should put homes on the Opromark website for purchase by investors offering to buy shares in each property.’
  • 86) ‘Supermarkets are expanding into own-brand homes and building flats on top of stores, reports Graham Norwood.’
  • 87) ‘Campaigners against the plan to turn Ben Rhydding's last public house into homes have received support from ramblers.’
  • 88) ‘Town hall sources said the changes to the city's unitary development plan would not mean an end to new homes and flats.’
  • 89) ‘A range of housing choices from family homes to affordable apartments.’
  • 90) ‘Long-awaited affordable homes have been built in Bromham providing people on low incomes the chance to stay in the village.’
  • 91) ‘John Maxton, the former Labour MP, owns a holiday home on the island and is often spotted there.’
  • 92) ‘Buy your dream retirement home in the south of France or on the Queensland coast?’
  • 93) ‘County manager Martin Nolan said the plan did not permit holiday homes in rural areas.’
  • 94) ‘Two new schemes have arisen in response to high house prices and a shortage of affordable homes in the borough.’
  • 95) ‘Over £50m of investment in affordable homes for rent is on the horizon for people living in Wiltshire.’
  • 96) ‘With demand continuing to exceed supply, good secondhand family homes in mature suburban locations remain at a premium in the capital.’
  • 97) ‘The development comprises four and five-bedroom detached family homes and bungalows.’
  • 98) ‘Sweet covers a vast range of houses, from waterside family homes to urban bachelor pads, each with its each unique slant on the Scandinavian style.’
  • 99) ‘It is not for nothing that more than 60,000 British households have a second home in France.’
  • 100) ‘Demanding that developers make a certain number of homes available to such households would help plug the gap, she said.’
  • 101) ‘Maybe six months, or a year tops, but Paris could never be the home to me that Vancouver is.’
  • 102) ‘I've finally had all my mail re-directed and London is where I consider my home to be now.’
  • 103) ‘The latter he was to encounter in Toledo, the city that became his permanent home in 1577.’
  • 104) ‘If the plans are deemed feasible, Jean would love to come back to her native home to work.’
  • 105) ‘For hundreds of years the United States has acted as a second home to the Irish.’
  • 106) ‘Keeping goats was part of everybody's life back home in Mexico.’
  • 107) ‘She emigrated from her home to work in England where she later married and made her home.’
  • 108) ‘Brno was first inhabited some 70,000 years ago and today is home to 400,000 inhabitants.’
  • 109) ‘The show included paintings by artists from Africa, England, and Germany who have all studied in the Bay Area and made it their home.’
  • 110) ‘He plans to stay for at least two years and says the country could become his permanent home.’
  • 111) ‘Essex families have been making their way home after fleeing the Asian earthquake.’
  • 112) ‘The east Midlands, south-eastern England, and East Anglia were home to the most advanced arable farming in the British Isles.’
  • 113) ‘Los Angeles is the home of rock 'n roll.’
  • 114) ‘For instance, to complete the Slam, I had to win at St. Andrews, the home of golf.’
  • 115) ‘Sprawling Monongahela National Forest is home to 230 species of birds.’
  • 116) ‘The town of Cognac itself is the home of most of the region's famous distilleries.’
  • 117) ‘The food hall is home to a vast selection of local products to tempt your tastebuds.’
  • 118) ‘At the beginning of the century, Milan was the home of the last Italian artistic movement of international importance: Futurism.’
  • 119) ‘Its Liverpool Road site is the home of the world's oldest passenger rail station.’
  • 120) ‘And so, at the start of a new season, hopes are high that Elland Road can once more be home to legends.’
  • 121) ‘He really thinks America is the land of the free and the home of the brave.’
  • 122) ‘There are many more impressive homes of international football than the Skonto Stadium but few can match it for incessant noise.’
  • 123) ‘Dazzlingly diverse, it is home to a wonderful mix of races, perspectives and attitudes.’
  • 124) ‘They will remain on show at the museum before finding a permanent home in the school later this year.’
  • 125) ‘Just press the button - I'll find a permanent home for it as soon as the store is open.’
  • 126) ‘A rare engine has arrived at the Steam museum where it will make its permanent home.’
  • 127) ‘That left York veterans needing to find a permanent home for their standard.’
  • 128) ‘But private equity houses seem to be having a harder time finding a home to park their money.’
  • 129) ‘There is, however, a possible solution to the problem of giving a permanent home to the Demarco archive.’
  • 130) ‘What we can say, though, is that shares tend to be the best home for long-term investments.’
  • 131) ‘The organization attempted to find a home for the machine but there were no takers.’
  • 132) ‘Some of the carvings will find a home in the grounds of country estates while another is destined for a hospice.’
  • 133) ‘Yorkshire Care Developments Ltd is taking the action in protest at what it claims are inadequate fees paid to homes for the care of elderly and vulnerable people.’
  • 134) ‘Four years ago, the former Queensland governor delivered a landmark report into the State's institutional homes.’
  • 135) ‘The first was a specialized adoption agency; the others were commercial maternity homes.’
  • 136) ‘The Bolton group will help organise teaching programmes and support building projects in institutions and children's homes.’
  • 137) ‘None of us would argue that there is clearly a need for children's homes in the Bradford District.’
  • 138) ‘Plans for a string of new children's homes across the district were in disarray today after a five-hour row on the issue.’
  • 139) ‘It is also important to recognise that some staff had their names cleared and most workers at these and other children's homes are caring, professional people.’
  • 140) ‘Some of Swindon's vulnerable old people may have to sell their homes to pay for care in a private residential home.’
  • 141) ‘One girl asked an elderly resident of warden-controlled homes to leave her flat while the others took £45 from her purse.’
  • 142) ‘These aim to improve the minimum standards older people can expect in care homes.’
  • 143) ‘The current regulations for personal care homes in Pennsylvania provide only a basic level of supervision by the state.’
  • 144) ‘A pensioner was leading a delegation to London today in a last-gasp attempt to save two old people's care homes.’
  • 145) ‘These women also founded a home for the aged women of the church who were unable to care for themselves.’
  • 146) ‘However, 35 of the residents of the two homes required nursing care to be available around the clock, Mr Thorogood said.’
  • 147) ‘Vital public services across Lancashire, including old people's care homes, are threatened due to lack of funding.’
  • 148) ‘I'm now researching the possibility of setting up a similar house for frail elderly people, as an alternative to larger care homes.’
  • 149) ‘Clearly, the findings reinforce the need for providing specialized holistic geriatric care at institutions and homes for the elderly.’
  • 150) ‘Owners of care homes for the elderly are pressing for the Government to change laws which require criminal records checks on staff before they can start work.’
  • 151) ‘An increase in fees paid to care homes will not be enough to stave off a crisis, managers of residential facilities said yesterday.’
  • 152) ‘She also called for tighter measures to ensure elderly citizens are protected in nursing and residential care homes.’
  • 153) ‘After kicking 300m from home to beat Garcia in 7:40.97 seconds, Gebrselassie admitted the fast pace had been a challenge.’
  • 154) ‘Sir Rembrandt made a mistake at the fifth fence from home which proved costly to his challenge but he battled on to claim second spot.’
  • 155) ‘The leader gave way to Daliapour over three furlongs out as rider Johnny Murtagh drove for home for all he was worth.’
  • 156) ‘Estate agents told the Saturday Dispatch most home buyers did not look properly through houses they intended to buy.’
  • 157) ‘Martin's funeral took place to his home parish at the weekend.’
  • 158) ‘The President pledges to work hard to ensure more home ownership.’
  • 159) ‘The farewell letter from the teenager, who planned to run away from home, painted a picture of a brutal home life.’
  • 160) ‘The band was gaining notoriety and opening for national acts in their home state.’
  • 161) ‘A good neighbour and true friend, Sadie was happy and content in her beloved home area.’
  • 162) ‘Put your home address at the top and type your name at the bottom underneath where you will sign.’
  • 163) ‘There were other domestic home matters which were taking a toll on my health.’
  • 164) ‘She was sent a £50 fixed penalty notice after the officer traced the car to her home address.’
  • 165) ‘She took out a piece of paper and wrote her address on a tiny square as well as her home number.’
  • 166) ‘Val died suddenly while out on the land and his death caused profound shock and sadness in his home area.’
  • 167) ‘Most home buyers expect to stay in their homes for a long time.’
  • 168) ‘News of Joan's sudden death was received with much sadness and regret in her home village.’
  • 169) ‘Letters are accepted by e-mail, but please include your home address plus postal code.’
  • 170) ‘There is nothing I like better than finding new things in my home area with the help of my local OS map.’
  • 171) ‘Residents would receive badges displaying their home addresses that they must wear at all times.’
  • 172) ‘It was cool and dark and looked like something from a home interiors magazine.’
  • 173) ‘The notoriety that he has enjoyed in his home city over the past decade appears to be spreading nationwide.’
  • 174) ‘They are pleased to see the heart of their home city looking presentable again.’
  • 175) ‘It is understood that he intends to move back to his home city of Bristol.’
  • 176) ‘They can also access and work on their school files from home computers.’
  • 177) ‘During their visit his mother tried to fatten her up on good home cooking.’
  • 178) ‘In the next two to five years, you'll see the computer and your home television set merging.’
  • 179) ‘Do keep your home computer in a room which is easily accessible to all.’
  • 180) ‘My generation was the last to read books on a regular basis before the home computers took hold.’
  • 181) ‘In the same year, he was allowed back to Greece, and returned to the home cooking of his childhood.’
  • 182) ‘Living on top of a hill presents a particular kind of challenge to the home gardener.’
  • 183) ‘Time Computers has followed Tiny Computers into the digital home entertainment field.’
  • 184) ‘This money will come from more than doubling the present fees charged to the recipients of home care.’
  • 185) ‘I like home cooking, and I think that best represents the Indian world.’
  • 186) ‘Use the cold weather as an excuse to start a new hobby, like home decorating or woodworking.’
  • 187) ‘The rise of a new wave of cottage industry has emerged in a survey which shows the extent of home working in North Yorkshire.’
  • 188) ‘We are now set up with a wireless home network, one element of which is the Internet.’
  • 189) ‘As well as home telephone services, mobile and Internet packages will be available.’
  • 190) ‘He stayed at home for a year and was given just five hours a week of home tuition by the local education authority.’
  • 191) ‘Also, home internet has now been set up, so there are no more excuses for slack posting.’
  • 192) ‘The problem lies at the heart of the cultural economy and the home video market.’
  • 193) ‘It should be noted that Sega have not completely jumped out of the hardware market, only that of home consoles.’
  • 194) ‘Chemotherapy is often cited as a procedure that may be suitable for home administration.’
  • 195) ‘I can certainly envisage a home entertainment centre in which the user walks into another reality.’
  • 196) ‘They fixed their policy in relation to that of the home market and home government.’
  • 197) ‘For it is always easier for true natives to experience the excitement of other cultures on their home turf.’
  • 198) ‘Citizenship of the Union was to be established and close co-operation on justice and home affairs was to be developed.’
  • 199) ‘They will only be subject to the domestic law of their home countries.’
  • 200) ‘I don't mind the fact that they never show any home news any more, because there isn't any.’
  • 201) ‘A downturn in a lender's home market does not result in a drop in lending elsewhere.’
  • 202) ‘In terms of sales volume, it currently lies in second place behind the German home market.’
  • 203) ‘Add in the demographics, and cracking the home market looks even more daunting.’
  • 204) ‘The Conservatives accept the need for a large European home market for trade and employment.’
  • 205) ‘It is now far easier to estimate at what level your overseas investment would lie on the home market.’
  • 206) ‘All of the above have serious involvement in Britain and the US as well as the home market.’
  • 207) ‘Changes in the home market with the decline of deep coal mining put the final nails in the factory's coffin.’
  • 208) ‘While it may lose its American visitors it will gain from the short haul and home markets.’
  • 209) ‘The home market will soak up most of the extra money, creating opportunities for resellers.’
  • 210) ‘Nor is it clear when or whether Intel will migrate the products out of the home US market.’
  • 211) ‘He added that the most important way to help the industry was to boost the home market.’
  • 212) ‘When you have a huge home market, you can use that as a springboard and capture the markets around the world.’
  • 213) ‘Compare export prices net of transportation cost with the price of the same variety in its home market.’
  • 214) ‘These firms are usually the major suppliers of foreign goods in their home markets.’
  • 215) ‘Restricting access to new drugs in a home market would not sit well with their industrial policies.’
  • 216) ‘He made a huge impression and was adored by home fans because he was a local boy.’
  • 217) ‘Their square has been relaid so local experience of how the pitch plays will be a home advantage.’
  • 218) ‘On home ground Clane were the first to open the scoring with a well taken point.’
  • 219) ‘Besides, they go into the match with home advantage and a strong crowd to back them in the key match.’
  • 220) ‘He won the sprint in front of the home crowd, enhancing his already growing local profile.’
  • 221) ‘The team must make their home advantage count to get their season back on track.’
  • 222) ‘Ballintrillick, who are the reigning champions, will be on home turf for the clash.’
  • 223) ‘Lowerhouse field a full strength team for the home game against Bacup tomorrow.’
  • 224) ‘However they will be up against it against the Tractor Boys who have won the most home matches in the league.’
  • 225) ‘Since the turn of the year the Minstermen have lost just once and won seven out of their last nine matches on home soil.’
  • 226) ‘The club arranged for him to meet current players and the manager before presenting him with a home shirt.’
  • 227) ‘One lucky Eagles fan will get the chance to step on to the pitch and announce the teams for the final home match of the season.’
  • 228) ‘That is the fifth home game this season that his side have failed to win.’
  • 229) ‘In home matches, the way they play keeps every team back in their own half.’
  • 230) ‘Novo incidentally was booed through most of the match by the home support.’
  • 231) ‘I've been to quite a few home games this season and I've always been impressed with Pamarot.’
  • 232) ‘She has been a fan since she was five and attends all the home games.’
  • 233) ‘The first three World Cup qualifiers also happen to be away from home, and you need home matches to raise revenue.’
  • 234) ‘The sharp breakthrough came when Ross unwisely tugged Wes Hoolahan just inside the home penalty box.’
  • 235) ‘Before home matches we do a proper sit down lunch complete with wine and dessert course, all prepared by our ladies.’
  • 236) ‘Rather sportingly the home team took two men off the field to even up the numbers, not that it made much difference.’
  • 237) ‘Now you can have a bunch of guys on the visiting team who used to be on the home team.’
  • 238) ‘At the outset Silsden were put under pressure by the home side who were playing down the slope.’
  • 239) ‘Henman is the last home player standing after Greg Rusedski and Lee Childs went out on Wednesday.’
  • 240) ‘The crowd tried to lift the home player at the start of the third but it was to no avail.’
  • 241) ‘It was fitting that the goal should come from an error, and a horrific one from home goalkeeper Marshall.’
  • 242) ‘It is now 18 years since a home cyclist won, and nowadays a French stage win is treated as if it is a miracle.’
  • 243) ‘Unfortunately the ball broke free to the home winger, who scooped it up and raced away for a breakaway try.’
  • 244) ‘Full-back Will Campbell converted to give the home side a 12-0 lead.’
  • 245) ‘Andy Bowness added the conversion to give the home side a four point lead.’
  • 246) ‘A late goal from home striker Peter Smith did little to dent Silsden's supremacy.’
  • 247) ‘For the home team it was one of their most satisfying season for a long, long time.’
  • 248) ‘However, it was hard to see how Bolton could have kept Spurs out had Mr Dunn not given the home team a helping hand.’
  • 249) ‘Crawford picked his spot well to level the scores and give the home team the boost they required.’
  • 250) ‘When you score a hat trick and you are the home team the fans will throw hats on the ice as well.’
  • 251) ‘But a deflected shot by Francesco Flachi gave the home team a deserved equalizer.’
  • 252) ‘Poor Leigh defence let the home team in for several soft tries which gave the home team a respectable result.’
  • 253) ‘The same player then struck twice in as many minutes to finally give the home team a degree of safety and control.’
  • 254) ‘But the home side registered the first attack of the game on three minutes.’
  • 255) ‘Carlow can really have no complaints as they were outclassed by the home side.’
  • 256) ‘Some people say they only cheer on the English, but I think they cheer on all the home nations equally.’
  • 257) ‘Our CEO can work anywhere in the world and couldn't really tell you where his home office is.’
  • 258) ‘The defendant replied that he did not have the money on him and his wife would not be home until later that night.’
  • 259) ‘She left home on Saturday night dressed all in black and gave no indication where she was going or when she might return.’
  • 260) ‘My mom was home for the first time in weeks.’
  • 261) ‘Alli had come home from school, looking thoroughly exhausted, but happy.’
  • 262) ‘I will only come home late if there is a legitimate reason.’
  • 263) ‘We will spend three days at a training base and play against Exeter on the way back home.’
  • 264) ‘I travelled home from central London on a coach that, inevitably, became snarled up in traffic.’
  • 265) ‘A student in London, he is home on holiday and gets his chance through unavailability.’
  • 266) ‘He was thought to have been making his way home to the Low Edges area of Sheffield from a real ale festival.’
  • 267) ‘That was an ordinary day for me - the only difference was a diversion via Tesco on the way home to pick up a couple of things.’
  • 268) ‘Ringing my boss, Nicky Henderson, on the journey home to tell him what had happened was not pleasant.’
  • 269) ‘He was 19, on his way home to Vancouver, Washington, where he was at the local college.’
  • 270) ‘Going home to his parents in Kodagu may happen just twice a year, and then not for many days.’
  • 271) ‘My computer is still slower than a wet weekend in Grimsby and the nice lady who knows how to fix it is gone home, apparently.’
  • 272) ‘He told me that I should stop training and go home because he had booked me an appointment with a liver specialist.’
  • 273) ‘The man got on the single-decker bus at Sidcup station on his way home from work.’
  • 274) ‘We went to the train station to go home, and there was a firework display, again.’
  • 275) ‘The family returned home on Monday last week at the end of their two-week holiday.’
  • 276) ‘I was fast asleep when Dean and his family returned home after midnight.’
  • 277) ‘The entire bus ride home had been miserable.’
  • 278) ‘At night you will find the taxis at Surbiton station ferrying people home because that is safer.’
  • 279) ‘The application of blinkers worked a treat on this filly at Ayr last time when she romped home by eight lengths in a maiden race.’
  • 280) ‘Although the smart winner was far too good that day, Lisdante ran an honourable race to lead home the remainder.’
  • 281) ‘La Chunga runs away with the race to lead home a one-two for trainer Jeremy Noseda.’
  • 282) ‘TP Burns was up when he sauntered home by five lengths over a mile and six furlongs at Navan.’
  • 283) ‘However, Carberry got a sweet tune from Sir Oj and he flew home to snatch the race in the final few strides.’
  • 284) ‘The odds are that, whoever romps home to victory, there'll be plenty of laughs along the way.’
  • 285) ‘The last event of the swimming program is going to be a great race, so cheer the Aussies home.’
  • 286) ‘Williams clears the rest of the colours to edge home and now needs only two frames for victory.’
  • 287) ‘The visitors cruised home by five wickets thanks to a fine knock of 109 by Craig Watts.’
  • 288) ‘However, the visitors kept their nerve and three vital drop goals saw them safely home.’
  • 289) ‘They made 214 all out against Green Lane who coasted home with five wickets in hand.’
  • 290) ‘This left Turkington with a clear lead and he came home to win from Hines by four seconds.’
  • 291) ‘With Matt and Alan coming home first and second it was an excellent result for Honda Racing.’
  • 292) ‘Baracouda was always in control at Ascot and came home by nine lengths from Hors La Loi III.’
  • 293) ‘He was never in any danger of being caught, coming home a clear winner in a time of 33.04.’
  • 294) ‘Carter crossed the line in a time of one hour 51.07 minutes and was followed home by Bevan Docherty.’
  • 295) ‘Some inspired driving and mechanical misfortunes for others saw Moss bring the green car home in front.’
  • 296) ‘A pass by Sue Gilmour found Olympian Rhona Simpson in position to slot home the only goal of the first half.’
  • 297) ‘Paul Proctor stepped up to slide home the first of three penalties on the day.’
  • 298) ‘Midfielder Jess then turned in a cross to the near post for Ward to slide home his fourth goal of the season beyond Mart Poom.’
  • 299) ‘He slipped Phil Neville through to drive home his second goal of the season from the narrow angle.’
  • 300) ‘The keeper failed to hold on to his drive and Stuart Telfer was on hand to ram home the rebound.’
  • 301) ‘He cut back on to his left foot before driving the ball across for Derek Nicol to head home.’
  • 302) ‘Holding back two defenders, he slid the ball to Rooney, who romped the ball home from 16 yards.’
  • 303) ‘Smith then held off the challenge of two defenders and slotted the ball home from fifteen yards.’
  • 304) ‘Fortunately, Richard Battersby was on hand to drive the loose ball home from ten yards.’
  • 305) ‘That was the only goal of the first half but Jimmy Spencer poked home in a goalmouth scramble just before the hour.’
  • 306) ‘The former Partick Thistle striker fired home his fourth goal of the season.’
  • 307) ‘Hoyle headed across goal and Matthew Bland headed home only to be adjudged offside.’
  • 308) ‘The sides exchanged points until Joe Conroy latched onto a ball and sent it home for a goal.’
  • 309) ‘Luque goes round a statuesque Blanc before squaring for Victor to tap home from all of three yards.’
  • 310) ‘Natasha Mulligan drove the ball across the goal and Becky Grainger tapped it home.’
  • 311) ‘Ballack heads it across the face of the Paraguayan goal and Neuville just fails to nod it home.’
  • 312) ‘They eventually scored the winning goal from a penalty sent home by Bobbie Malone.’
  • 313) ‘Ruud van Nistelrooy threads a ball into the Sparta Prague box for Wayne Rooney to pick up and blast home.’
  • 314) ‘This time though McPhee was a grateful recipient as he headed home from six yards.’
  • 315) ‘And there was McPhee, roaring in to slide home a vital goal as the ground erupted.’
  • 316) ‘As the sun took a bow, chirping birds homed and went quiet.’
  • 317) ‘André Desrochers has shown in a relocation study of 200 forest songbirds that birds homed back less often and after greater delays in fragments as opposed to intact forests.’
  • 318) ‘So while the mother sharks are homing to the same nursing grounds, roving males ensure that the population remains genetically diverse.’
  • 319) ‘By now reddish feathery streaks coloured sections of the blue sky, and more birds were homing towards their nests.’
  • 320) ‘Originally from Europe, Northern Africa, and India, the Rock Pigeon was domesticated and raised for food and trained for homing.’
  • 321) ‘Making these pigeons anosmic had essentially no effect on either the pigeons' orientation or homing.’
  • 322) ‘Clearly, at least some pigeons make use of landmarks in their homing.’
  • 323) ‘In homing pigeons, a bird is considered to have successfully homed when it returns to its home loft-a highly localized navigational goal.’
  • 324) ‘Thus pigeon homing depends on a variety of cues; the question discussed in this paper is how does a pigeon choose which cue to use and are there interactions between the different sensory modalities?’
  • 325) ‘Repeating the same experiment under overcast showed that pigeons wearing NUP coils headed away from home while birds with SUP coils homed normally.’
  • 326) ‘The pilots in the first attack used a radio station's mast near Pearl Harbour to home in on.’
  • 327) ‘As the game progresses the enemies move faster and will home in on you.’
  • 328) ‘The hook is then baited with a fillet of mackerel, to combine both movement and smell for the fish to home in on.’
  • 329) ‘A thief jumped in and drove away, but the weaving truck scattered a trail of donuts in its wake - a fragrant trail which cops gleefully homed in on.’
  • 330) ‘He homes in on exactly where the drugs are hidden, seeming to know the workings of their minds in hiding the drugs in the most inaccessible of places.’
  • 331) ‘In a typical shot, his lens homes in on six streetwise philosophers sitting round a table in a Mexican cantina.’
  • 332) ‘This produces a bright radar echo called a broadside flash, which is easy to home in on.’
  • 333) ‘Some even home in on their destination using a finely tuned sense of smell.’
  • 334) ‘To those who would know what they were looking for, it would make the bay an easy port to home in on from the water.’
  • 335) ‘This is where computing power is useful, in identifying the target and homing in on it.’
  • 336) ‘After launching, it shines a laser at the target and sensors in its nose then home in on the reflected light.’
  • 337) ‘The designator directs a laser beam at the target, the laser seeker picks up the reflected light, and the bomb or missile homes in on the illuminated target.’
  • 338) ‘He was able to watch the missiles home in on their targets.’
  • 339) ‘These air-launched weapons are equipped with adjustable fins that allow them to alter course in flight and home in on their targets.’
  • 340) ‘Officials said that a radar-guided missile could deviate from its target and automatically home in on the airliner instead.’
  • 341) ‘The new missiles are also more agile, so that, once launched, they're better able to home in on the target and counter the pilot's attempts to evade.’
  • 342) ‘Missiles streaked across the darkness of space, casting an orange glow until they reached maximum velocity and cut their engines, homing in on their targets.’
  • 343) ‘Well of course we all remember imagery from 1991 of smart weapons homing in on their targets.’
  • 344) ‘The gimmick was an electro-magnetic strip buried in the road that the street sensors homed in on to guide the cars along by computer.’
  • 345) ‘In the new study, the virus successfully homed in on and killed the same kind of cancer cells growing in the lungs or pancreas of mice.’
  • 346) ‘During the bats' nocturnal searches for nectar, this feature provides an acoustic beacon to home in on.’
  • 347) ‘A guided missile corrects its trajectory as it flies, homing in, say, on the heat of a jet plane's exhaust.’
  • 348) ‘While air-conditioning and alloy wheels are big after-sale sellers for any vehicle, it's the multi-purpose vehicle market which manufacturers are homing in on.’
  • 349) ‘The MP for Glasgow South West homes in on what really matters.’
  • 350) ‘The domestic simplicity of his last days may seem twee, but key chapters of the killer's disturbed life are homed in on with skill and insight.’
  • 351) ‘He said that he thought the Government should have homed in on less successful regiments, adding that the more thriving units were ‘sacrificial lambs’.’
  • 352) ‘Flyposting, in which fliers are put up on shop windows, walls, lampposts and other street furniture, has been homed in on by the council for the past six months.’
  • 353) ‘Brown homed in on five priorities to help productivity in his Budget.’
  • 354) ‘Is there any other Björk stuff you think I should home in on?’
  • 355) ‘While the focus is local - homing in on this tiny yet renowned community in the Western Desert - the significance is deep and broad.’
  • 356) ‘Spencer homes in on the reality underlying my proposed campaign slogan.’
  • 357) ‘Unfettered by the strictures of plot, the movie homes in on local talent and captures the attitude towards taming the islands' cold waters.’
  • 358) ‘In my whole life I can home in on perhaps two or three bigoted comments.’
  • 359) ‘Most skeptics are homing in on what looks like a halting drive to beef up domestic defenses against terrorists.’
  • 360) ‘Once her work there is done, she will take a long drive to the south, heading for an area called Etched Terrain, which the science team homed in on for study months ago.’
  • 361) ‘Something was afoot, he did know that much, but he was yet to home in on where and what it was.’
  • 362) ‘But Oakland wouldn't make an error by shifting its focus and homing in on one of the premier quarterbacks; after all, incumbent Rich Gannon is 38.’
  • 363) ‘Often, the listener can home in on very tiny details, not noticed at first.’
  • 364) ‘Analyzing the scope of the situation, as well as your role in it, can help you home in on how to take action.’
  • 365) ‘First, forget the Joneses and home in on what you want - and what you can afford.’
  • 366) ‘To come to terms with the facts, it is necessary to home in on more elementary errors, as Bastiat and Mises repeatedly do.’
  • 367) ‘They're now using brain-imaging data to home in on what it is about physical fitness that might improve people's cognitive skills.’
  • 368) ‘The main argument against Southport Zoo was the location, so surely the beautiful surroundings of the centre would be a more fitting environment for the animals to be homed.’
  • 369) ‘Donations received for animal adoptions were up by £2,600 to £6,380, partly due to more animals being homed, and partly due to the branch requesting a minimum donation now.’
  • 370) ‘The reptile, which looks like an alligator, will be kept at the Dangerous Wild Animal Rescue Facility in Great Wakering where more than 400 exotic animals are homed.’
  • 371) ‘We have dealt with the charity for the past 14 years, and have homed hundreds of dogs and cats over the years.’
  • 372) ‘We have 59 kittens at present and around 20 of them are ready to be homed.’
  • 373) ‘The insect is the first praying mantis to be homed at Studley Grange and is on display in a glass tank and now basking in the heat it is used to.’
  • 374) ‘This ‘put us on the map’ when we had 20 cats and kittens all safely homed.’
  • 375) ‘It is an all-round problem and so we need desperately to get these cats homed.’
  • 376) ‘The hospital also has 50 cats available for homing.’
  • 377) ‘Henry, a long-term dog of ours who would never have been homed, is actually a possibility for homing now.’
  • 378) ‘Cats Protection homing and welfare officer Brenda Bell said: ‘We have lots of cats and kittens in care and all are looking for good homes.’’

Examples

  • 1) Its firefighters have received pet resuscitation training and a dog mannequin is used to hone their skills.
  • 2) It calls for physical skills as finely honed as those that produce the perfect golf swing or the silky cover drive.
  • 3) The cricketers said that they needed more equipment such as nets with which to hone their skills before taking on other teams next year.
  • 4) No stone is left unturned when it comes to honing the body and mind.
  • 5) There is a danger of honing a technique that becomes adapted for facing machines rather human beings.
  • 6) Use your finely honed intuition to lead you and stay focused.
  • 7) Time to hone your skills as an energy manager.
  • 8) But what will her intervention mean for both the unionist cause and her carefully honed image?
  • 9) But it has been polished and honed.
  • 10) You can always book another class to hone your skills.
  • 11) The extreme innovation of his twenties and thirties has given way to something more finely honed.
  • 12) The committee has given itself extra time to hone its findings.
  • 13) Our generation honed their skills in county cricket.
  • 14) All you can do is hone your technique and hope it holds up under pressure.
  • 15) Your intuition and psychic antenna is finely honed and you will instinctively know what looks or feels right.
  • 16) Your major investment will be the time and effort you put into learning your product and honing your skills.
  • 17) Yes, her meticulously honed body did look stunning.
  • 18) We try them out in front of an audience, we hone and polish them.
  • 19) We mix up cardio, stretches and body weights to hone and tone her body.
  • 20) The favourite has not had the time to hone his message - as has sometimes been obvious.
  • 21) As a result of the ban, he honed his soccer skills.
  • 22) His temper and his language have not improved but his body has been honed and toned in a gym to a lethal hardness.
  • 23) In short, their skills are perfectly honed for tearing small furry animals apart in the dead of night or attending satanic rituals.
  • 24) It requires actors to think in long paragraphs, to take deep breaths and to support a thought right through to its perfectly honed climax.
  • 25) But, emotionally, his will was a specific and carefully honed final message to us.
  • 26) Track and field, with bodies perfectly honed for various tasks, is beautiful.
  • 27) Mays, I use the word hone, Mays practiced being Mays.
  • 28) (In the past, he's also offered fish such as sayori, needlefish, and hamo, daggertooth conger pike, an eel-like summer-season thing so bony that no one could figure out how to eat it until the people of Kyoto devised a special technique called hone-giri, to which Takayama-san has added variations of his own.)
  • 29) Sunnen has launched the HTA actuator hone, which is said to be ideal for cylinder surfacing and engineered for production of gas-meter tubes as well as light-duty metal removal applications.
  • 30) I 'hone' my skills with flower purchases at the supermarket or farmer's market and torture my husband by carving up my purchases in our sink.
  • 31) For a guy who loves baseball and has loved it his whole life, this is a dream opportunity for me, to kind of hone in on a franchise and build it the way I see fit.
  • 32) And what comes out of my head, we write down and I kind of hone into a bit.
  • 33) Up towards the Great Lakes, a cold air at the surface, it's snow but closer to the Gulf Coast and into portions of the Ohio Valley, it's mainly a rain even, but let's really kind of hone in on what you have at the great lakes.
  • 34) ‘When the sharpener is pulled firmly across a double-sided blade, it hones both sides of the tool at once.’
  • 35) ‘In a small wooden case hanging from the cart, there are knife stones, sand paper and a special tool for honing the edge of new knives.’
  • 36) ‘He sat down on his bed and took out his sword, honing the edge on a small, flat rock.’
  • 37) ‘With this and copious amounts of water, the edges of blades on all sorts of tools or weapons were honed to sharpness.’
  • 38) ‘Men occasionally damaged axes, meaning a visit to a nearby grindstone to hone a nick from the edge.’
  • 39) ‘Aides say mock debates help to hone his arguments and to keep his answers focused.’
  • 40) ‘With a view to providing an opportunity for the students to hone their skills, more colleges are entering into agreements with industries.’
  • 41) ‘That allowed the company to focus exclusively on the corporate market and hone its message as a provider of premium services and products.’
  • 42) ‘Over the next decade, even as America's combat forces shrank in size, the Pentagon continued to hone its capability to conduct modern warfare.’
  • 43) ‘He wasn't the tallest or bulkiest, but he maintained an athletic air and a confidence in his own finely honed fighting abilities.’
  • 44) ‘Six people win places there in order to hone and practise their skills, with a view to appearing in the televised final round, at which one will win the big competition.’
  • 45) ‘They are usually already skilled at it when they enter the course, and their skills are honed to a sharp edge by their training.’
  • 46) ‘These people were and are dedicated to keeping America free and practice very hard to hone that combat edge.’
  • 47) ‘I've also honed my design skills, and maybe even sharpened up my writing skills.’
  • 48) ‘They use it to hone their skills, tone their bodies, sharpen their minds; to feel how they want to feel.’
  • 49) ‘If you're interested in honing your own reasoning skills - and being able to spot the lack thereof in others - this book is a good place to start.’
  • 50) ‘She has been honing her craft for almost 20 years.’
  • 51) ‘He helped her hone her skills and taught her how to fight.’
  • 52) ‘Mullane says the new dynamic was invaluable in helping the band hone their collective songwriting skills.’
  • 53) ‘He seemed to think it would help hone Martin's bookkeeping skills more than just entering the numbers straight into the database.’
  • 54) ‘Men like to compete, and competition helps hone skills.’
  • 55) ‘Camp can be the perfect place to develop problem-solving skills, hone life skills, and perfect communication and interaction skills.’
  • 56) ‘Education should free their imagination and hone their critical abilities.’
  • 57) ‘Youthful, physically attractive bodies honed to perfection display the image we are expected to achieve.’
  • 58) ‘She also possesses a body honed to gymnastic perfection, making her look 10 years younger than her age.’
  • 59) ‘She has honed her muscles to a level which almost defies description.’
  • 60) ‘Look at any men's magazine and you'll see trim, honed bodies, not an ounce of fat in sight.’
  • 61) ‘Even at 48, his physique is as honed as a featherweight boxer's.’
  • 62) ‘Like all bodybuilders, he relies heavily on nutrition to help hone his physique.’
  • 63) ‘In a move guaranteed to have female viewers glued to their TV sets, channel bosses have commissioned an hour-long show about the football star's finely honed physique.’
  • 64) ‘Unbelievably he is 38 years old, but possesses a super trim and supple body, honed by many hours of rigorous and demanding training sessions.’
  • 65) ‘The women will also be in the best physical shape of their lives, training like Olympians on daily runs and pumping iron to hone their muscles.’
  • 66) ‘Jenny honed her physique, tackled the gymnastics, and turned pro the following summer at the USA Championships.’
  • 67) ‘Will lifting weights hone your heart muscles as much as your biceps?’
  • 68) ‘Sharpe is at the gym five days a week honing and toning his body with free weights.’
  • 69) ‘He promptly resigned his job in London and took himself off to an orchard in Sussex where, in a disused railway carriage, he worked on honing his body for the biggest test of his career.’
  • 70) ‘Apart from concentrating on domestic coins, collectors may also hone in on various themes.’
  • 71) ‘Just like my mother can hone in on my weak points with GPS accuracy, teenagers can humiliate me with a muttered monosyllable.’
  • 72) ‘This is part of his broader strategy in the final 18 days to really hone in on domestic issues.’
  • 73) ‘Finally, with large sites, include an internal search engine so readers can quickly hone in on what they're after.’
  • 74) ‘Instead of always honing in on the negative aspects, we should look at the positive ones.’
  • 75) ‘He's made points that are highly questionable instead of honing in on the real issue.’
  • 76) ‘Moreover, researchers are honing in on lifestyle choices that may help protect the brain in the first place.’
  • 77) ‘He is always honing in on the details.’
  • 78) ‘We have a huge selection and people just honed in on certain ones.’
  • 79) ‘And the media spotlight honed in on the sexy new power couple.’
  • 80) ‘We honed in on brands that resonated well with our customers.’
  • 81) ‘When the skies were devoid of light, the German bomber planes honed in on Birmingham and nearby Coventry.’
  • 82) ‘A Hercules aircraft honed in on the boat's locator beacon and an oil tanker eventually launched a lifeboat to rescue the man.’
  • 83) ‘By the way, a diamond hone is the ideal tool for sharpening in camp.’
  • 84) ‘The stone often arrived rough, from where it went to another site to be finished into the actual hone.’
  • 85) ‘I like to start with a soft stone, such as the stick-like hones sometimes used by watchmakers.’
  • 86) ‘This hone produces a razor-sharp edge.’
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