emery-coated cloth used as an abrasive.
[em-uh-ree, em-ree] /ˈɛm ə ri, ˈɛm ri/ noun 1. a male or female given name. /ˈɛmərɪ/ noun 1. n. “granular mixture used as an abrasive,” late 15c., from Middle French émeri, from Old French esmeril, from Italian smeriglo, from Vulgar Latin *smyrilium, from Greek smyris “abrasive powder” used for rubbing and polishing, probably a non-Greek […]
noun 1. . noun 1. a grinding or polishing wheel consisting of, or the surface of which is coated with, abrasive emery particles
[eem] /im/ noun, Chiefly Scot. 1. . 2. .
[em-uh-sis] /ˈɛm ə sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. . /ˈɛmɪsɪs/ noun 1. the technical name for vomiting See vomit n. “action of vomiting,” 1875, medical Latin, from Greek emesis, from emein “to vomit” (see emetic). emesis em·e·sis (ěm’ĭ-sĭs) n. pl. em·e·ses (-sēz’) The act or process of vomiting.