whetting

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

whetting

  1. present participle of whet

Noun[edit]

whetting ‎(plural whettings)

  1. The process by which something is whetted.
    • 1892, Félix Régamey, Mary French Sheldon, Eli Lemon Sheldon, Japan in art and industry
      Sand, a series of whettings on stones, and, by way of finish, charcoal of magnolia, are used in polishing.