Definitions for grain
  • Grain (v. & n.) - See Groan.
  • Grain (n.) - A single small hard seed; a kernel, especially of those plants, like wheat, whose seeds are used for food.
  • Grain (n.) - The fruit of certain grasses which furnish the chief food of man, as corn, wheat, rye, oats, etc., or the plants themselves; -- used collectively.
  • Grain (n.) - 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.
  • Grain (n.) - 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.
  • Grain (n.) - 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.
  • Grain (n.) - 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.
  • Grain (n.) - The direction, arrangement, or appearance of the fibers in wood, or of the strata in stone, slate, etc.
  • Grain (n.) - The fiber which forms the substance of wood or of any fibrous material.
  • Grain (n.) - The hair side of a piece of leather, or the marking on that side.
  • Grain (n.) - The remains of grain, etc., after brewing or distillation; hence, any residuum. Also called draff.
  • Grain (n.) - A rounded prominence on the back of a sepal, as in the common dock. See Grained, a., 4.
  • Grain (a.) - Temper; natural disposition; inclination.
  • Grain (a.) - A sort of spice, the grain of paradise.
  • Grain (v. t.) - To paint in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc.
  • Grain (v. t.) - To form (powder, sugar, etc.) into grains.
  • Grain (v. t.) - To take the hair off (skins); to soften and raise the grain of (leather, etc.).
  • Grain (n.) - To yield fruit.
  • Grain (n.) - To form grains, or to assume a granular ferm, as the result of crystallization; to granulate.
  • Grain (n.) - A branch of a tree; a stalk or stem of a plant.
  • Grain (n.) - A tine, prong, or fork.
  • Grain (n.) - One the branches of a valley or of a river.
  • Grain (n.) - An iron first speak or harpoon, having four or more barbed points.
  • Grain (n.) - A blade of a sword, knife, etc.
  • Grain (n.) - A thin piece of metal, used in a mold to steady a core.
  • Graine - Sorry, we do not have a definition for this word
  • Grained (a.) - Having a grain; divided into small particles or grains; showing the grain; hence, rough.
  • Grained (a.) - Dyed in grain; ingrained.
  • Grained (a.) - Painted or stained in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc.
  • Grained (a.) - Having tubercles or grainlike processes, as the petals or sepals of some flowers.
  • Grained (imp. & p. p.) - of Grain
  • Graines - Sorry, we do not have a definition for this word
  • Graining (n.) - Indentation; roughening; milling, as on edges of coins.
  • Graining (n.) - A process in dressing leather, by which the skin is softened and the grain raised.
  • Graining (n.) - Painting or staining, in imitation of the grain of wood, atone, etc.
  • Graining (n.) - The process of separating soap from spent lye, as with salt.
  • Graining (n.) - A small European fresh-water fish (Leuciscus vulgaris); - called also dobule, and dace.
  • Grainings - Sorry, we do not have a definition for this word
  • Grains (n. pl.) - See 5th Grain, n., 2 (b).
  • Grains (n.) - Pigeon's dung used in tanning. See Grainer. n., 1.
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