grain




grain - noun

  • a relatively small granular particle of a substance
  • foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
  • the side of leather from which the hair has been removed
  • a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat
  • 1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams
  • 1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams
  • dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn
  • a cereal grass
  • the smallest possible unit of anything
  • the direction, texture, or pattern of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric
  • the physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance)

  • grain - verb

    • thoroughly work in
    • paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood
    • form into grains
    • become granular

    grain - thesaurus

    caryopsis   cereal   granulate   ingrain   texture  

    Scrabble score for grain

    g is 2 r is 1 a is 1 i is 1 n is 1
    Scrabble score = 6

    generated at 22:36:49 on 23-09-22

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