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Spanish Word of the Day: Lijar

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Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/3/2011
Word: Lijar
(li-JAR), verbo transitivo.
English: To sand (down)
Etymology: De lija
Meaning: Alisar, pulir o limpiar algo con lija o papel de lija.

Empezamos a lijar empleando un grano grueso, con el que eliminamos imperfecciones y vamos cambiando progresivamente de lija hasta llegar a un grano más fino, con el que rematamos el trabajo dejándolo totalmente liso.