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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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Use emery boards to sharpen small things like utility knife blades, tweezers and sewing machine needles.
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The latest shape setting emery boards ablaze (not literally hopefully.
09 Orange emery boards are best avoided as they tend to create cracks and fissures leading to tears.
Avoid rough emery boards These old fashioned orange emery boards are too harsh for your nails, causing small cracks and fissures that lead to breakage.
Gina tried putting emery boards flat on the floor, and then at various angles to try to elicit even a tiny scraping motion.
You should try to keep your hands and cuticles well lubricated, File nails using a soft grade natural nail file as coarse emery boards can be damaging to the nail and cause it to split and peel.
To be in with a chance of winning the Sex And The City 2 goody bag (containing a pack of 12 "quick fix" emery boards, a tin of aromatherapy travel candles, mini leather jotter with pen, and a pair of Cineworld cinema tickets), simply tell us in which major city Kim was born.
The stocking could be stuffed with two colors of nail polish plus top coat, polish remover, cotton rounds, interlocking smiley face toe spreaders, a 10-pack of emery boards, a nail file and shaper, Rite Aid's Pure Spring private label body lotion, and a pair of microterry slippers.
It comes complete with a comb, brush, six emery boards, finger toothbrush and nail clippers, available from the 99p Store.
On first appearance its fine finish would seem to render it less effective, but it's just as effective as emery boards.
1 STOCKING STUFFERS: Avon has a decent selection of stocking stuffers for less than $1, including mini glimmer sticks for the eyes and lips, emery boards, little tubes of lotion, and a glide-on lip treatment with SPF 15.