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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Remove stains on suede shoes, clothing and more by very gently buffing them with an emery board.
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Every day you need to soak your hand or foot in warm water and rub that dead skin off with an emery board or foot file.
After filing affected nails with an emery board, users are instructed to apply one pump of the foot repair serum all over their foot, including the toenails.
Les retired recently after 45 years, during which he styled the lank hair of hippies, the emery board scalps of skinheads and the crested vanity of pale Mohicans.
Once the fit is just right, if one chooses to, he or she can easily trim the pick point with scissors and finish the edge with an emery board or fine sand-paper to create the perfect custom pick.
Once trimmed, use an emery board to file your toenails - making sure you move the instrument in the same direction.
Use a new emery board each time you do this, and keep in mind that it can take several months to see good results.
An orange stick and emery board aren't going to cut it these days.
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The hand and nail cream, buffing block, emery board and cuticle oil come nicely packaged in a white and silver box.
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.