[ hohnd ]
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  1. sharpened on a hone or whetstone: Our julienne peeler has 12 honed blades for superfine cuts that will make your julienne vegetables look like a restaurant’s.

  2. made more acute or effective; improved or perfected: We finish our degrees with highly desirable, finely honed skills, including how to research, how to work hard, and how to think critically.

  1. (of a hole) enlarged with a hone: When it comes to the barrel of this rifle, the diameter uniformity and roundness of the honed bore are superb.

  1. the simple past tense and past participle of hone1.

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