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Grain

adverb

1) Temper; natural disposition; inclination.

2) A sort of spice, the grain of paradise.

noun

1) A single small hard seed; a kernel, especially of those plants, like wheat, whose seeds are used for food.

2) The fruit of certain grasses which furnish the chief food of man, as corn, wheat, rye, oats, etc., or the plants themselves; -- used collectively.

3) Any small, hard particle, as of sand, sugar, salt, etc.; hence, any minute portion or particle; as, a grain of gunpowder, of pollen, of starch, of sense, of wit, etc.

4) The unit of the English system of weights; -- so called because considered equal to the average of grains taken from the middle of the ears of wheat. 7,000 grains constitute the pound avoirdupois, and 5,760 grains the pound troy. A grain is equal to .0648 gram. See Gram.

5) A reddish dye made from the coccus insect, or kermes; hence, a red color of any tint or hue, as crimson, scarlet, etc.; sometimes used by the poets as equivalent to Tyrian purple.

6) The composite particles of any substance; that arrangement of the particles of any body which determines its comparative roughness or hardness; texture; as, marble, sugar, sandstone, etc., of fine grain.

7) The direction, arrangement, or appearance of the fibers in wood, or of the strata in stone, slate, etc.

8) The fiber which forms the substance of wood or of any fibrous material.

9) The hair side of a piece of leather, or the marking on that side.

10) The remains of grain, etc., after brewing or distillation; hence, any residuum. Also called draff.

11) A rounded prominence on the back of a sepal, as in the common dock. See Grained, a., 4.

12) To yield fruit.

13) To form grains, or to assume a granular ferm, as the result of crystallization; to granulate.

14) A branch of a tree; a stalk or stem of a plant.

15) A tine, prong, or fork.

16) One the branches of a valley or of a river.

17) An iron first speak or harpoon, having four or more barbed points.

18) A blade of a sword, knife, etc.

19) A thin piece of metal, used in a mold to steady a core.

v. & n.

1) See Groan.

v. t.

1) To paint in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc.

2) To form (powder, sugar, etc.) into grains.

3) To take the hair off (skins); to soften and raise the grain of (leather, etc.).

Examples Sentences for

Grain

1) For process engineering , several factors are important : magnification of the surface area of the solid ; manufacturing of solid with wanted Grain size ; and the material to the desired state
2) During the Imperial age Apulia was a flourishing area for production of Grain and oil , becoming the most important exporter to the Eastern provinces
3) a silo where fermented Grain or hay -LRB- called ensilage or haylage -RRB- is stored
4) The wood is easy to work and the Grain is straight with long , clear sections without knots
5) Possible artificial fuels include radioactive isotopes , wood alcohol , Grain alcohol , methane , synthetic gas , cryogenic gas , hydrogen gas -LRB- H2 -RRB- and liquefied natural gas -LRB- LNG -RRB-
6) In ancient Roman religion , Ceres was a goddess of agriculture , Grain crops , fertility and motherly relationships
7) Perhaps you will think it passing strange this regret for a savage who was no more account than a Grain of sand in a black Sahara
8) Charlotte treated him ill, because Noah did; and Mrs Sowerberry was his decided enemy, because Mr Sowerberry was disposed to be his friend; so, between these three on one side, and a glut of funerals on the other, Oliver was not altogether as comfortable as the hungry pig was, when he was shut up, by mistake, in the Grain department of a brewery.
9) Rye is a type of grass , usually grown as a Grain or forage crop -LRB- meaning that it is fed to animals -RRB-
10) A groove is thus differentiated from a dado , which runs across the Grain
11) Roasted Grain beverages are common substitutes for coffee
12) A groove is something else than a dado , which runs across the Grain
13) It can also be used to hold Grain or tools
14) roller mill , equipment for the grinding or pulverizing of Grain and other raw materials using cylinders
15) He and this Wolfshiem bought up a lot of side-street drug stores here and in Chicago and sold Grain alcohol over the counter.
16) Mill -LRB- grinding -RRB- , equipment for the grinding or pulverizing of Grain and other raw materials using millstones
17) In common usage , `` alcohol ' often means ethanol or `` Grain alcohol '
18) Midwest farmers can produce lots of Grain crops such as corn , oats , and , most importantly , wheat
19) Charlotte treated him ill, because Noah did; and Mrs Sowerberry was his decided enemy, because Mr Sowerberry was disposed to be his friend; so, between these three on one side, and a glut of funerals on the other, Oliver was not altogether as comfortable as the hungry pig was, when he was shut up, by mistake, in the Grain department of a brewery.
20) But one should not be too much in the right if one wishes to have the laughers on ONEíS OWN side; a Grain of wrong pertains even to good taste. 152 Beyond Good and Evil 222.
21) But one should not be too much in the right if one wishes to have the laughers on ONEíS OWN side; a Grain of wrong pertains even to good taste. 152 Beyond Good and Evil 222.
22) Rye Grain is used for flour , rye bread , rye beer , some whiskies , some vodkas , and animal fodder
23) After the grinding the state of the solid is changed : the Grain size , the Grain size disposition and the Grain shape
24) Silt is soil or rock that developed from granular material of a specific Grain size
25) It is a deliberately coat-trailing comment, one which cuts against the Grain of the cultural idealism (both then and now) of the social establishment.
26) All the systems of morals which address themselves with a view to their happiness,sas it is calledówhat else are they but suggestions for behaviour adapted to the degree of DANGER from themselves in which the individuals live; recipes for their passions, their good and bad propensities, insofar as such have the Will to Power and would like to play the master; small and great expediencies and elaborations, permeated with the musty odour of old family medicines and old-wife wisdom; all of them grotesque 110 Beyond Good and Evil and absurd in their formóbecause they address themselves to all,sbecause they generalize where generalization is not authorized; all of them speaking unconditionally, and taking themselves unconditionally; all of them flavoured not merely with one Grain of salt, but rather endurable only, and sometimes even seductive, when they are over-spiced and begin to smell dangerously, especially of the other world.í
27) Breeza has a Grain silo
28) Silt is granular material of a Grain size between sand and clay derived from soil or rock
29) I take their words with a Grain of salt, though, since their accounts are inconsistent and give too much credit to that rotten dervish.
30) Ethanol , also known as ethyl alcohol or Grain alcohol , is a flammable , colorless chemical compound , one of the alcohols that is most often found in alcoholic drinks