Definition of resharpen in English:

resharpen

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Sharpen (a blade or implement) again.

    • ‘It is a good middle-of-the-road steel and is perfect for hunting knives like this due to its ability to hold an edge and its ease of resharpening.’
    • ‘In both operations, cutters had to be removed from the arbors and ground to resharpen.’
    • ‘Only 70 of the 191 were resharpened more than once.’
    • ‘After a short while, in fact several times a day, he has to resharpen the chisels on a rotary grinding wheel he's acquired.’
    • ‘But golf officials suspected that some club faces had been resharpened and were often verging on illegality.’
    • ‘Most were waste pieces from flint-making, but included one large flint core and two heads of ‘tranchet’ axes, removed from their shafts ready for resharpening.’
    • ‘Much of the debitage is composed of tertiary flakes, suggesting that late stage reduction activities, that is, tool finishing and resharpening, were carried out in the tested portion of the site.’
    • ‘Very few blades show signs of having been resharpened.’
    • ‘All carbide blades can be resharpened professionally, yielding an extremely long working life.’
    • ‘Note was made of points that appeared to have been resharpened, but such points were not excluded from summary calculations.’
    • ‘Retouching flakes are tiny, extremely thin flakes pinched or pushed off a piece to finish it, to fine-shape part of the surface, sharpen it, or resharpen it.’
    • ‘The edge is very sharp from the factory and is easily resharpened.’
    • ‘Remarkably enough it is also easy to resharpen.’
    • ‘This trend is partially due to the inevitable dulling of conventional knives with use and to the lack of trained personnel to resharpen them.’
    • ‘Priced at $130, it carries a lifetime guarantee and will be resharpened at no cost forever.’

Pronunciation

resharpen

/riːˈʃɑːp(ə)n/