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Synonyms for grain

Synonyms for grain

Synonyms for grain

a relatively small granular particle of a substance

the side of leather from which the hair has been removed

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a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat

1/7000 pound

dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e

a cereal grass

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the smallest possible unit of anything

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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)

thoroughly work in

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paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood

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form into grains

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become granular

References in classic literature ?
As usual, she persisted in only picking a few grains of rice, and I resolved to speak to her at once of what lay so heavily on my heart.
There are many furrows in the sand where some creature has travelled about and doubled on its tracks; and, for wrecks, it is strewn with the cases of caddis-worms made of minute grains of white quartz.
Again she recalled what the young peasant woman had said, and again she was revolted at the thought; but she could not help admitting that there was a grain of brutal truth in the words.
That wasn't right, it was silly, Emma Jane; but I'll tell you where it might come in--in Give me Three Grains of Corn.
Give me three grains of corn, mother, Only three grains of corn,
I stand amid the roar Of a surf-tormented shore, And I hold within my hand Grains of the golden sand -- How few
Let me see," said Margolotte; "of those qualities she must have 'Obedience' first of all," and she took down the bottle bearing that label and poured from it upon a dish several grains of the contents.
Their contents had all boiled away, leaving in the bottom of each kettle a few grains of fine white powder.
It has taken me nearly six years to prepare these precious grains of dust, but the little heap on that dish is worth the price of a kingdom and many a king would give all he has to possess it.
He had taken thirty grains of quinine, and the drug was buzzing in his ears like a nest of hornets, making his hands and knees tremble, and causing a sickening palpitation of the stomach.
When you create a vacuum in a tube, the objects you send through it, grains of dust or grains of lead, fall with the same rapidity.
Leading nutrition experts suggested a new standard definition of whole grain food be implemented, which would require at least 8 grams of whole grain per 30 gram serving.
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Spikes were divided into three grain positions included proximal (spikelet number 1 to 5), middle (spikelet number 6 to 15), and distal (spikelet number 16 to 20) regions, and further into two grain types included basal (bold) (grain No.
Through Emerald Grain, the Sumitomo Group plans to expand its grain business globally as the industry moves through a period of rapid and intense change.