emery board


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emery board

n.
A nail file consisting of a strip of cardboard coated with powdered emery.

emery board

n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) a strip of cardboard or wood with a rough surface of crushed emery, for filing one's nails

em′ery board`


n.
a small, stiff strip of paper or cardboard coated with powdered emery and used in manicuring.
[1715–25]
Translations
وَرَق الصَّنْفَرَه
neglefil
körömreszelõ
naglaòjöl
zımparalı tırnak törpüsü

emery board

nlimetta (di carta smerigliata) per unghie

emery

(ˈeməri) noun
a very hard kind of mineral, used as a powder etc for polishing.
emery board
a small flat strip of wood or card coated with emery powder and used for filing the fingernails.
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I'm pained by the feel of an emery board on the skin around my nails and get claustrophobic in Ikea, so slapping and handcuffs are never going to do it me.
My nails are then shaped using an emery board before Candice uses her thumbs to push up any stray cuticles then uses a brush attachment on the nail care machine to nip them away.
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Thrilled "I'm thrilled to pieces when I find that the store stocks proper nail scissors, an emery board, and a pumice stone.
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