Definition of Grain

Grain n. means: A thin piece of metal, used in a mold to steady a core.

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Grain n. means: A thin piece of metal, used in a mold to steady a core.

Meaning of Grain

Grain (n.) means: A thin piece of metal, used in a mold to steady a core.

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Engrain (v. t.): To color in imitation of the grain of wood; to grain. See Grain, v. t., 1.

Grained (a.): Having a grain; divided into small particles or grains; showing the grain; hence, rough.

Grain (n.): The remains of grain, etc., after brewing or distillation; hence, any residuum. Also called draff.

Granary (n.): A storehouse or repository for grain, esp. after it is thrashed or husked; a cornbouse; also (Fig.), a region fertile in grain.

Thresh (v. t.): To practice thrashing grain or the like; to perform the business of beating grain from straw; as, a man who thrashes well.

Fan (n.): An instrument for winnowing grain, by moving which the grain is tossed and agitated, and the chaff is separated and blown away.

Sheaf (n.): A quantity of the stalks and ears of wheat, rye, or other grain, bound together; a bundle of grain or straw.

Cereal (n.): Any grass cultivated for its edible grain, or the grain itself; -- usually in the plural.

Reap (v.): A bundle of grain; a handful of grain laid down by the reaper as it is cut.

Grain (v. t.): To take the hair off (skins); to soften and raise the grain of (leather, etc.).

Grain (v. t.): To paint in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc.

Wheat (n.): A cereal grass (Triticum vulgare) and its grain, which furnishes a white flour for bread, and, next to rice, is the grain most largely used by the human race.

Grain (a.): A sort of spice, the grain of paradise.

Graniferous (a.): Bearing grain, or seeds like grain.

Moth (n.): Any lepidopterous insect that feeds upon garments, grain, etc.; as, the clothes moth; grain moth; bee moth. See these terms under Clothes, Grain, etc.

Bran (n.): The broken coat of the seed of wheat, rye, or other cereal grain, separated from the flour or meal by sifting or bolting; the coarse, chaffy part of ground grain.

Thresh (v. t.): To beat out grain from, as straw or husks; to beat the straw or husk of (grain) with a flail; to beat off, as the kernels of grain; as, to thrash wheat, rye, or oats; to thrash over the old straw.

Angoumois moth (): A small moth (Gelechia cerealella) which is very destructive to wheat and other grain. The larva eats out the interior of the grain, leaving only the shell.

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.

Cradle (n.): An implement consisting of a broad scythe for cutting grain, with a set of long fingers parallel to the scythe, designed to receive the grain, and to lay it evenly in a swath.

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.

Gristmill (n.): A mill for grinding grain; especially, a mill for grinding grists, or portions of grain brought by different customers; a custom mill.

Weevil (n.): Any one of numerous species of snout beetles, or Rhynchophora, in which the head is elongated and usually curved downward. Many of the species are very injurious to cultivated plants. The larvae of some of the species live in nuts, fruit, and grain by eating out the interior, as the plum weevil, or curculio, the nut weevils, and the grain weevil (see under Plum, Nut, and Grain). The larvae of other species bore under the bark and into the pith of trees and various other plants, as the pine weevils (see under Pine). See also Pea weevil, Rice weevil, Seed weevil, under Pea, Rice, and Seed.

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.

Graining. (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Grain

Grained (imp. & p. p.): of Grain

Grains (n. pl.): See 5th Grain, n., 2 (b).

Grain (v. & n.): See Groan.

Spike (n.): An ear of corn or grain.

Ingrain (v. t.): To dye with or in grain or kermes.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Grain

Meaning of grain

grain means: Money. Hey Mom, hook me up with some grain.

Meaning of grain

grain means: n. money.  "Hey Mom, hook me up with some grain." 

Meaning of à contre-courant

à contre-courant means: against the grain (lit.: against the current)

Meaning of grand

grand means: A thousand dollars. Hey Mom, hook me up with some grain.

Meaning of grain

grain means: Money. Use your gourd to figure out what is happening.

Meaning of Bulk Carrier

Bulk Carrier means: Ship specifically designed to transport vast amounts of cargoes such as sugar, grain, wine, ore, chemicals, liquefied natural gas; coal and oil.

Meaning of wholemeal flour

wholemeal flour means: n whole-wheat/whole-grain flour. I’ve no idea about food; I hope it’s not apparent. I just type what people tell me like a big unpaid secretary.

Meaning of Big Fifty

Big Fifty means: A .50 caliber Sharps rifle used by professionals for buffalo hunting. It was 16 pounds unloaded, with three-quarter inch, 120-grain black powder cartridges loaded for differing ranges.

Meaning of Go Through The Mill

Go Through The Mill means: A metaphor alluding to grain which has been through the mill.

Meaning of Cradle-Scythe

Cradle-Scythe means: Called also simply cradle. A common scythe with a light frame-work, used for cutting grain instead of the sickle.

Meaning of STUBBLE−JUMPER

STUBBLE−JUMPER means: Stubble−jumper is Canadian slang for a prairie grain farmer.

Meaning of Bulk

Bulk means: Cargo shipped in loose condition and of a homogeneous nature. Cargoes that are shipped unpackaged either dry, such as grain and ore, or liquid, such as petroleum products. Bulk service generally is not provided on a regularly scheduled basis, but rather as needed, on specialized ships, transporting a specific commodity.

Meaning of Burgoo

Burgoo means: 17th Century A gruel or porridge made of oatmeal or any available grain as minimal basic sustenance for sailing ship crew. Seasoned with salt, sugar, and butter. Lascar seamen may have (when almost starving ?) gratefully called it "Bar:goo" meaning "faeces of the sacred cow" in Hindi.Butt: The squared end of a plank used on the side of a wooden vessel where it is secured to the timbers.

Meaning of Butt

Butt means: Burgoo: 17th Century A gruel or porridge made of oatmeal or any available grain as minimal basic sustenance for sailing ship crew. Seasoned with salt, sugar, and butter. Lascar seamen may have (when almost starving ?) gratefully called it "Bar:goo" meaning "faeces of the sacred cow" in Hindi. The squared end of a plank used on the side of a wooden vessel where it is secured to the timbers.

Meaning of WHITE LIGHTNING

WHITE LIGHTNING means: White lightning is slang for strong, illicitly distilled grain alcohol. White lightning was s and s slang for white tables of LSD.

Meaning of BOOMER

BOOMER means: Drifter who went from one railroad job to another, staying but a short time on each job or each road. This term dates back to pioneer days when men followed boom camps. The opposite is home guard. Boomers should not be confused with tramps, although they occasionally became tramps. Boomers were railroad workers often in big demand because of their wide experience, sometimes blackballed because their tenure of stay was uncertain. Their common practice was to follow the "rushes"-that is, to apply for seasonal jobs when and where they were most needed, when the movement of strawberry crops, watermelons, grain, etc., was making the railroads temporarily short-handed. There are virtually no boomers in North America today. When men are needed for seasonal jobs they are called from the extra board

Meaning of Engrain

Engrain means: To color in imitation of the grain of wood; to grain. See Grain, v. t., 1.

Meaning of Grained

Grained means: Having a grain; divided into small particles or grains; showing the grain; hence, rough.

Meaning of Grain

Grain means: The remains of grain, etc., after brewing or distillation; hence, any residuum. Also called draff.

Meaning of Granary

Granary means: A storehouse or repository for grain, esp. after it is thrashed or husked; a cornbouse; also (Fig.), a region fertile in grain.

Meaning of Thresh

Thresh means: To practice thrashing grain or the like; to perform the business of beating grain from straw; as, a man who thrashes well.

Meaning of Fan

Fan means: An instrument for winnowing grain, by moving which the grain is tossed and agitated, and the chaff is separated and blown away.

Meaning of Sheaf

Sheaf means: A quantity of the stalks and ears of wheat, rye, or other grain, bound together; a bundle of grain or straw.

Meaning of Cereal

Cereal means: Any grass cultivated for its edible grain, or the grain itself; -- usually in the plural.

Meaning of Reap

Reap means: A bundle of grain; a handful of grain laid down by the reaper as it is cut.

Meaning of Grain

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

Meaning of Grain

Grain means: To paint in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc.

Meaning of Wheat

Wheat means: A cereal grass (Triticum vulgare) and its grain, which furnishes a white flour for bread, and, next to rice, is the grain most largely used by the human race.

Meaning of Grain

Grain means: A sort of spice, the grain of paradise.

Meaning of Graniferous

Graniferous means: Bearing grain, or seeds like grain.

Meaning of Moth

Moth means: Any lepidopterous insect that feeds upon garments, grain, etc.; as, the clothes moth; grain moth; bee moth. See these terms under Clothes, Grain, etc.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Conveyer

Conveyer means: One who, or that which, conveys or carries, transmits or transfers.

Meaning of Important

Important means: Importunate; pressing; urgent.

Meaning of Rillet

Rillet means: A little rill.

Meaning of Spadefish

Spadefish means: An American market fish (Chaetodipterus faber) common on the southern coasts; -- called also angel fish, moonfish, and porgy.

Meaning of Surnominal

Surnominal means: Of or pertaining to a surname or surnames.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of CHICKEN FEED

CHICKEN FEED means: Chicken feed is slang for a trifling amount of money.

Meaning of Jessy

Jessy means: Unsubstantially built

Meaning of torpedo

torpedo means: A hired killer. The torpedo she hired to off her husband turned out to be an undercover cop.

Meaning of Hessian

Hessian means: 1) someone who listened to rock and dressed the part 2) pot smoker... usually stinks of cigarettes

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