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  Words related to grain

Related / Similar Words: food grain, cereal, caryopsis, metric grain, granulate, ingrain

 

Definition:
  • the direction or texture of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric; "saw the board across the grain";
  • foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses;
  • a small hard particle; "a grain of sand";
  • dry seedlike fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn;
  • 1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams;
  • 1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams;
  • used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat;
  • become granular;
  • form into grains;
  • paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood;
  • thoroughly work in; "His hands were grained with dirt";

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    Hyponyms: wood grain, woodgrain, graining, woodgraining, corn, edible corn, grist, groats, millet, barley, barleycorn, buckwheat, wheat, wheat berry, oat, rice, wild rice, Indian rice, malt, granule, amaranth, kernel, rye

     

    Part Meronyms: dram, pennyweight, scruple, decigram, dg

     

    Derivational Morphology: granulate, granulation, graining, woodgraining

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: drithë   Basque: ale  
    Breton: greun   Bulgarian: зърно  
    Catalan: gra   Croatian: zrno  
    Dutch: graan   Esperanto: greno  
    Finnish: jyvä   French: grain  
    German: Korn   Hungarian: gabona  
    Interlingua: grano   Italian: grano  
    Latin: granum   Polish: ziarno  
    Portuguese: grão   Romanian: grâu  
    Slovak: zrno   Slovenian: zrno  
    Spanish: grano   Telugu: గింజ  
    Turkish: tara  
     
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