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tr. & intr.v. sharp·ened, sharp·en·ing, sharp·ens
To make or become sharp or sharper.

sharp′en·er n.


the act of making the edge of something very thin or of making its end pointedone of several very thin, small pieces of wood produced when one sharpens a pencil
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Mundial takes a step-by-step approach to sharpening, offering a butcher steel, which comes with a block set but is also an open-stock item; a diamond steel, which grinds out nicks; and a sharpening stone.