As nouns the difference between sharpening and strickle
is that sharpening
is the act by which something is sharpened while strickle
is a rod used to level grain etc when being measured, or concrete after pouring.
As a verb sharpening
The act by which something is sharpened.
* 1970 , Heinrich Wölfflin, Drawings of Albrecht Dürer (page 4)
(in the plural) The debris produced when a pencil is sharpened.
- There are flourishes and coloratura passages in this art, heightenings and sharpenings of the line that serve only to give the needy linear system a value of its own in confrontation with nature.
A rod used to level grain etc. when being measured, or concrete after pouring
A tool for sharpening scythes
An instrument used for smoothing the surface of a core.
(carpentry, masonry) A templet; a pattern.
An instrument used in dressing flax.