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(of a knife or tool) having a sharp cutting edge:‘a fine-edged diamond scalpel’
sharp, sharp-edged, sharpened, honed, razor-like, razor-sharp, whetted, fine-edgedView synonyms
- ‘With a fine-edged but murderous knife, Adorno shatters this autonomy.’
- ‘A chef's knife, fine-edged and non-serrated, is for chopping, dicing, slicing, and mincing.’
- ‘To keep a premium fine-edged knife in top shape, you should hone its edge with a few strokes of a sharpening steel before each use.’
- ‘The carvings indicate that they were cut with some very sharp and fine edged tool.’
- ‘The knife, from its fine-edged blade to the iridescent shell carvings set in its hilt, was perfect.’
- ‘Use a razorblade or other fine edged instrument to carefully remove most of the thermal pad.’
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