emery emery  /ˈɛ mə ri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a hard grey-black mineral consisting of corundum and either hematite or magnetite; used as an abrasive (especially as a coating on paper)

Usage(s):

  • Grumpily, unhappily, but perforce, men faced the fact that the Administration's war agencies are still full of sand and emery dust, their borrowed time is fast running out, ahead .

News

  1. David E. Girard

    GOESSEL - David E. Girard, 73, died June 16, 2013. He was born Aug. 19, 1939, to Emery and Anne Smit ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Hutchinson News

  2. Emery Johnson, 88

    Emery Harold Johnson of Lifehouse Lakeside Vista & Villas in Holland, passed away at Hospice House of Holland June 14, 2013.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Holland Sentinel

  3. Buxton picks Emery, Burns for selectmen

    BUXTON – A longtime Buxton selectman, Clifford L. Emery, and Peter E.W. Burns won three-year terms on the Board of Selectmen, and Buxton voters approved the Maine School Administrative 6 school budget in a light voter turnout on Tuesday.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: American Journal

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