Definition of Emeries
1. emery [n] - See also: emery
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Literary usage of Emeries
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Cotton Spinner and Managers' and Carders' Guide: A Practical by Robert H. Baird (1863)
"Two or three small hand-emeries, nine or ten inches long, three inches wide, and a full inch thick, are a very necessary article in every carding-room: they ..."
2. English Mechanic and World of Science: With which are Incorporated "The ...Industrial arts (1884)
"We have now half the emeries, and all the amateur has to do is to repeat the ... The emeries in the basins may be allowed to stand for several hours, ..."
3. Reports of the North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1905)
"This is well illustrated at the Westchester mines in New York State, and in some of the emeries from the Grecian Islands. Emery is sold in the market under ..."
4. Mineralogy and Chemistry by John Lawrence Smith (1873)
"This last will serve to explain why it is that emeries having the same amount ... 9 and 4, both Kula emeries, containing about the same amount of alumina, ..."
5. The Popular Science Monthly (1874)
"These papers are of the first importance in all questions concerning the commercial emeries of our own or foreign countries, and cover the ground of ..."