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grinding wheel

a wheel composed of abrasive material, used for grinding.
Origin of grinding wheel
1785-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for grinding wheel
  • First, the knife is reshaped and repaired, using a grinding wheel and water.
  • Worker, a machine operator, was using a grinding machine and the grinding wheel on the machine broke into pieces.
  • The employee was trying to measure the groove while the table was moving back and forth beneath the grinding wheel.
  • The stone grinding wheel, once used to sharpen whaling tools, lies near the site baseline.
  • The equipment is attached to the grinding wheel apparatus by a manifold.
  • Modern knappers often prefer a grinding wheel over a sandstone abrader.
  • When a grinder is first turned on, do not stand in line with the grinding wheel.
  • grinding wheel sizes range continued to emerge from recession.
  • Be careful not to hollow grind blades, which produces a concave blade bevel the radius of the grinding wheel.
British Dictionary definitions for grinding wheel

grinding wheel

an abrasive wheel, usually a composite of hard particles in a resin filler, used for grinding
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