Definition of Grain. Meaning of Grain. Synonyms of Grain

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Definition of Grain

Grain
Grain Grain, v. & n. See Groan. [Obs.]
Grain
Grain Grain, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Grained; p. pr. & vb. n. Graining.] 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.).
Grain
Grain Grain, v. i. [F. grainer, grener. See Grain, n.] 1. To yield fruit. [Obs.] --Gower. 2. To form grains, or to assume a granular ferm, as the result of crystallization; to granulate.
Grain
Grain Grain, n. [See Groin a part of the body.] 1. A branch of a tree; a stalk or stem of a plant. [Obs.] --G. Douglas. 2. A tine, prong, or fork. Specifically: (a) One the branches of a valley or of a river. (b) pl. An iron first speak or harpoon, having four or more barbed points. 3. A blade of a sword, knife, etc. 4. (Founding) A thin piece of metal, used in a mold to steady a core.

Meaning of Grain from wikipedia

- grain crop is a grain-producing plant. The two main types of commercial grain crops are cereals and legumes. After being harvested, dry grains are more durable...
- GRAIN is a small international non-profit organisation that works to support small farmers and social movements in their struggles for community-controlled...
- its grain (botanically, a type of fruit called a caryopsis), composed of the endosperm, germ, and bran. The term may also refer to the resulting grain itself...
- Nutri-Grain is a brand of breakfast cereal and breakfast bar made by the Kellogg Company. In Australia and New Zealand Nutri-Grain is a breakfast cereal...
- A whole grain is a grain of any cereal and pseudocereal that contains the endosperm, germ, and bran, in contrast to refined grains, which retain only the...
- Distillers grains are a cereal byproduct of the distillation process. Brewer's spent grain usually refers to barley produced as a byproduct of brewing...
- "The Grain" or "A Grain As Big As A Hen's Egg" (Russian: Зерно с куриное яйцо) is an 1886 short story by Leo Tolstoy about a king s****ing to understand...
- To take something with a "grain of salt" or "pinch of salt" is an English idiom that suggests to view something, specifically claims that may be misleading...
- Graining is the practice of imitating wood grain on a non-wood surface, or on relatively undesirable wood surface, in order to give it the appearance of...
- A grain is an obsolescent unit of measurement of m****, and in the troy weight, avoirdupois, and Apothecaries' system, equal to exactly 64.798 91 milligrams...