Definition of Oilstones

1. Noun. (plural of oilstone) ¹



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Definition of Oilstones

1. oilstone [n] - See also: oilstone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oilstones

oilpatch
oilproof
oilrig
oilrigs
oils
oilsand
oilsands
oilseed
oilseed cake
oilseed rape
oilseeds
oilskin
oilskins
oilsmoke
oilstone
oilstones (current term)
oilstove
oiltight
oilway
oilways
oilwell
oilwells
oily
oily bitterling
oily bitterlings
oily granuloma
oily rag
oily rags
oinement
oinements

Literary usage of Oilstones

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1. American Machinists' Handbook and Dictionary of Shop Terms: A Reference Book by Fred Herbert Colvin, Frank Arthur Stanley (1914)
"The sharpness of the grit depends entirely upon its crystallization, the best oilstones being made from very porous crystals. In addition to the regular ..."

2. Gurley Manual of Surveying Instruments by Gurley, W. & L. E., Troy, N.Y. (1909)
"Arkansas oilstones, fine quality, 3J x 1 inch, in PEICE $0.25 mahogany block with cover .75 Arkansas oilstones, fine quality, 5x2 inches, in mahogany block ..."

3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1903)
"... GRINDSTONES AND oilstones. GRINDSTONES. 3. Composition.—In the case of grindstones, the cutting material is oxide of silica ..."

4. Economic Geology; Or, Geology in Its Relations to the Arts and Manufactures by David Page (1874)
"Hones, or oilstones, as they are generally termed ... Among the varieties most prized are the Turkey oilstones, obtained from the interior of Asia Minor, ..."

5. Economic Geology; Or, Geology in Its Relations to the Arts and Manufactures by David Page (1874)
"Hones, or oilstones, as they are generally termed by the workmen using them, ... Among the varieties most prized are the Turkey oilstones, obtained from the ..."

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