How Do You Spell EMERY?

Correct spelling for the English word "emery" is [ˈɛməɹɪ], [ˈɛməɹɪ], [ˈɛ_m_ə_ɹ_ɪ]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of EMERY

  1. em'[.e]r-i, n. a very hard mineral, a variety of corundum, used as powder for polishing, &c.--v.t. to rub or coat with emery.--ns. EM'ERY-P[=A]'PER, paper covered with emery-powder for polishing; EM'ERY-POW'DER, ground emery; EM'ERY-WHEEL, a wheel coated with emery for polishing. [O. Fr. esmeril, emeril--Low L. smericulum--Gr. sm[=e]ris--smaein, to rub.]

Common Misspellings for EMERY

Below is the list of 324 misspellings for the word "emery".

Usage Examples for EMERY

  1. In 1907 Mr. Nelson announced the gift of a new parish house from Mrs. Thomas J. Emery, a devoted member of the church. - "Frank H. Nelson of Cincinnati" by Warren C. Herrick
  2. In this manner even emery powder, a substance of great density, is separated into the various degrees of fineness which are required. - "On the Economy of Machinery and Manufactures" by Charles Babbage
  3. In fact"- Mackay lowered his voice, suddenly-" I don't like the attitude of Emery Phelps. - "The Film Mystery" by Arthur B. Reeve
  4. I glanced at Dauvit, but he was sharpening his knife on the emery hone, and did not appear to be interested. - "A Dominie in Doubt" by A. S. Neill