Part of speech:
(Not comparable) That is used for cutting.
Harsh and irritating:
a substance that abrades or wears down
A brownish-red oxide of iron, obtained by heating ferrous sulfate: it is used as a pigment, polishing agent, etc.
A siliceous limestone decomposed to a friable state, used for polishing metals
Of or pertaining to the act or sound of grinding.
Not polished; uncut; said of a gem.
Unpleasantly coarse and rough to the touch:
The definition of coarse is something that has large particles, poor quality, a rough texture or something that is in bad taste.
Designating or of the curved radial surface, or a plane curve in this surface, formed by the reflection or refraction of rays from a curved solid surface
A person who cuts or whose work is cutting; specif., a person whose work is cutting to patterns the sections that form a garment
A person who makes something smooth or shiny.
One that grates, as an implement with sharp-edged slits and perforations on which to grate foods.
(Computers) A collection of data or program records stored as a unit with a single name.
Either of a pair of large, flat, round stones between which grain or other substances are ground
A device that spreads sand on roads.
Heavy paper coated on one side with sand or other abrasive material and used for smoothing surfaces.
A hard, fine-grained stone for honing tools.
Irritating; vexing; bothersome
That provokes; esp., annoying or vexing
The definition of pleasant is someone or something that is agreeable, enjoyable or likable.
Giving pleasure; pleasant; agreeable; gratifying
Having a fine texture:
Not stern; lenient:
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