noun. ['ˈɛmɝi'] a hard grey-black mineral consisting of corundum and either hematite or magnetite; used as an abrasive (especially as a coating on paper).
- emery paper
- magnetic iron-ore
- émeri (French)
- esmeril (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Rhymes with Emery
How do you pronounce emery?
Pronounce emery as ˈɛməri.
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Sentences with emery
Smooth the edges with a file or emery board.
If you make a mistake, sand the paint away with sandpaper or an emery board.
3. Noun, singular or mass
Use an emery cloth to sand down the rough edges of your cut glass.