grindstone definition

  • noun:
    • A revolving rock disk employed for milling, polishing, or sharpening resources.
    • A millstone.
    • An abrasive wheel for sharpening, polishing or grinding.
    • a set, circular rock, revolving on an axle, for grinding or sharpening tools, or shaping or smoothing items.
    • 1. A stone utilized in milling corn; a millstone.
    • A mill for grinding corn.
    • an excellent wheel of rock mounted on a spindle and switched by a winch-handle, by a treadle, or by equipment, utilized for grinding, sharpening, or polishing.
    • a revolving stone shaped like a disk; accustomed work or sharpen or polish edge tools
  • idiom:
    • keep (one's) nose toward grindstone to function hard and steadily.
    • put (one's) nostrils into the grindstone be effective in earnest.

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