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round file

A humorous term for a trashcan or waste basket, i.e., a receptacle for unwanted files or documents. You have to make your application really stand out if you don't want it to end up in the employer's round file. I spent months working on that report, only to find out that it would end up in the round file due to budgetary cuts.
See also: file, round

round file

verb
See also: file, round
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Use a round file to slowly increase the size of the hole until the grip fits the rod blank along its full length, and the grip slides down the tapered rod blank to its final position.
TOOLS: Drill with 5/8-inch masonry bit, 1/4-inch round file, paintbrush, shears (sharp), bucket
Using a small, round file, make a wide groove about 3/4" from the end.
That right there is the difference between making a project viable and throwing it in the round file. If you can create a compelling story and vision, you certainly have the wind in your sails in terms of pricing and interest rates."
The blades can be sharpened using a 1/4-inch round file, the same way you would a chain saw blade.
He used only a round file, a vise welded to the bucket of his tractor, and a well-trained eye to get results that sent long curls of wood showering out of the saw tie gave me to cut through oak, maple and hickory.
Most of Hernandez' fundraising letters to major companies in town had gone directly into the round file. He repeatedly was told he was wasting his time, but with the help of then-Boyle Heights Councilman Arthur K.
Contract awarded for gedore make round file with handle code 6770270.
Use a hole saw or drill a small hole, and enlarge it with a round file. A perch, which some birds like, can be made by gluing a 1-1/2" long twig in a small hole 3/4" below the entrance.
I used a small round file to finally form the 0.085-inch, half-moon rear sight aperture, which permits the 0.190-inch front bead to just fit the aperture borders with the eye 16 inches from the rear sight.
Three one-inch-wide cutting claws can be resharpened with a quarter-inch round file. They'll give bunnies or groundhogs a knock-out punch, or help snag grass and vegetation to prevent arrow loss while stump shooting.
You may have to use a round file to enlarge the holes a little, but you want the cross pipes to fit tightly.
If you "goof" and the hole is not perfectly square with the side of the elevator, you can take a small round file and elongate the 1/4-inch hole up and down slightly.
If you don't have a 1/2" drill bit, use a 3/8" or a 7/16" drill bit and then use a round file to enlarge the hole to 1/2".