Meaning of oilstone in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɔɪlstəʊn/


  • A fine-grained flat stone used with oil for sharpening chisels, planes, or other tools.

    ‘He's currently sharpening one of his chisels at the oilstone in the corner of the room.’
    • ‘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.’