Associations to the word «Emery»

Wiktionary

EMERY, noun. (mineral) An impure type of corundum, often used for sanding or polishing.
EMERY, verb. (transitive) To sand or polish with emery.
EMERY, proper noun. A surname​.
EMERY, proper noun. A male given name, today often transferred back from the surname.
EMERY, proper noun. A female given name used in the 2000s, also associated with the mineral emery.
EMERY, proper noun. A city in South Dakota.
EMERY, proper noun. A town in Utah.
EMERY, proper noun. A town in Wisconsin.
EMERY BAG, noun. A small bag filled with emery into which a pin can be jabbed to remove rust.
EMERY BAGS, noun. Plural of emery bag
EMERY BOARD, noun. An abrasive material made by gluing grains of emery a rigid material. Often used as a nail file.
EMERY BOARDS, noun. Plural of emery board
EMERY CLOTH, noun. An abrasive material, like sandpaper, made by gluing grains of emery to a cloth or paper surface.
EMERY PAPER, noun. An abrasive material, like sandpaper, made by gluing grains of emery to a cloth or paper surface.

Dictionary definition

EMERY, noun. A hard grey-black mineral consisting of corundum and either hematite or magnetite; used as an abrasive (especially as a coating on paper).

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras