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aystir [áystir] n A steel for sharpening knives or breaking ice (as of the round file-like utensil that is part of a carving set). hasaán Ako gingbair sa aystir kag amo kutsilyo para magtayom. I sharpened our knife on the steel to make it sharp. [This utensil is used both for sharpening knives and breaking up large blocks of ice that are used for packing fish for transportation to market, as well as for making drinks and desserts using crushed ice.] (sem. domains: 6.7 - Tool, 5.1 - Household equipment.)