English to Tamil Meaning :: grindstone

இயந்திரம், அம்மி, சக்கரச்சாணை, சாணைச் சக்கரம்
Grindstone :
சக்கரச்சாணை
- சக்கரச்சாணைgrindstones
 

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Noun(1) a revolving stone shaped like a disk; used to grind or sharpen or polish edge tools

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(1) I looked in at the mill, saw the wear on the grindstone , awoke the morning next and - strangely - ordered that another be cut from my quarries up north.(2) This can be done by rubbing away surplus metal with a grindstone , whetstone, oilstone, steel, ceramic rod, leather strop or the palm of your hand.(3) His master, Monsieur Vanderdendur, cut off his hand when his finger got caught in the grindstone in a sugar mill.(4) We also took turns at turning the crank of the grindstone when scythes needed to be sharpened.(5) Men occasionally damaged axes, meaning a visit to a nearby grindstone to hone a nick from the edge.(6) The grinding of the grain was done with a grindstone called a Rotary Quern, or a Hand Quern (a small stone on top of a larger stone with the grain in between) if you were poorer.(7) He is seen sharpening a weapon on an old-fashioned grindstone .(8) We're ready, the blades are being honed on the grindstones .(9) The most important possessions of the miller were his pairs of grindstones , which were incredibly expensive.(10) Inside, huge grindstones are crushing wheat into flour once again, after an interruption of a century or so.
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(1) grindstone ::
சக்கரச்சாணை
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1. whetstone ::
தீட்டுக்கல்
2. grindstone ::
சக்கரச்சாணை
3. mill ::
ஆலை
4. disc ::
வட்டு
5. mortar ::
மோட்டார்
6. pestle ::
உலக்கை
7. millstone ::
பாறாங்கல்
8. roll ::
ரோல்
9. bellows ::
துருத்தி
10. quern ::
quern
11. grinder ::
அரவை
Different Forms
grindstone, grindstones
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