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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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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.
SNAPPING up Ted Baker's prettily packaged grooming tools, including eyelash curlers and emery boards.
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.
Crystal emery boards are the Rolls-Royce of nail files - they don't cause trauma to the edge of the nail.
These black emery boards are pretty solid so there's none of the bending you can get with budget versions and they come in a travel wallet.
Stories of bottle tops, sand paper and emery boards are not uncommon.
Manicure Quick Fix, mini match-size emery boards in a matchbox that slips in pockets and tiny purses.
ATOMIC Kitten babe Jenny Frost hates the sound of emery boards.
Younger students can sculpt Balsa-Foam (BF-I density) with emery boards and wooden picks.
They handed out items such as pens, emery boards, and balloons that had been imprinted with simple messages on how to reduce exposure in the home--wet-mop regularly, wash children's hands, eat foods high in calcium and iron, and avoid playing in the chat.
Toothpicks, emery boards, popsicle sticks, spindles and that old standby, fingers, all worked well for the actual carving.