Grain Meaning

There are 15 meaning(s) for word Grain

Grain Meaning 1 : the physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance)

    Example : sand of a fine grain,a stone of coarse grain

    Synonyms : texture
Grain Meaning 2 : thoroughly work in

    Example : His hands were grained with dirt

    Synonyms : ingrain
Grain Meaning 3 : form into grains

    Synonyms : granulate
Grain Meaning 4 : become granular

    Synonyms : granulate
Grain Meaning 5 : a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat

    Synonyms : metric grain
Grain Meaning 6 : dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn

    Synonyms : caryopsis
Grain Meaning 7 : foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses

    Synonyms : cereal,  food grain
Grain Meaning 8 : 1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams

Grain Meaning 9 : 1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams

Grain Meaning 10 : a cereal grass

    Example : wheat is a grain that is grown in Kansas

Grain Meaning 11 : a relatively small granular particle of a substance

    Example : a grain of sand,a grain of sugar

Grain Meaning 12 : paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood

Grain Meaning 13 : the direction, texture, or pattern of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric

    Example : saw the board across the grain

Grain Meaning 14 : the side of leather from which the hair has been removed

Grain Meaning 15 : the smallest possible unit of anything

    Example : there was a grain of truth in what he said,he does not have a grain of sense

How to Pronounce Grain

  • greɪn
  • 1 - greɪn
  • 2 - greɪn