grinding, present participle; grinds, 3rd person singular present; ground, past participle; ground, past tense;
Reduce (something) to small particles or powder by crushing it
grind some black pepper over the salad
they grind up fish for fertilizer
(of a mill or machine) Work with a crushing action
the old mill was grinding again
Sharpen, smooth, or produce (something) by crushing or by friction
power from a waterwheel was used to grind cutlery
Operate (a mill or machine) by turning the handle
she was grinding a coffee mill
Rub or cause to rub together gratingly
tectonic plates that inexorably grind against each other
he keeps me awake at night, grinding his teeth
Move noisily and laboriously, esp. against a countering force
the truck was grinding slowly up the hill
(of a dancer) Rotate the hips
go-go girls grinding to blaring disco
A crushing or grating sound or motion
the crunch and grind of bulldozers
the slow grind of the U.S. legal system
Hard dull work
relief from the daily grind
An excessively hard-working student
The size of ground particles
only the right grind gives you all the fine flavor
A dancer's rotary movement of the hips
a bump and grind
crunch: press or grind with a crushing noise
swot: an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
grate: make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together; "grate one's teeth in anger"
the grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground; "a coarse grind of coffee"
drudgery: hard monotonous routine work
labor: work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long"
The grind of a blade refers to the shape of the cross-section of the blade. It is distinct from the type of blade (e.g., clip point or drop point knife, sabre or cutlass, axe or chisel, etc.), though different tools and blades may have lent their name to a particular grind.
Grind is a 2003 American film about four young aspiring amateur skaters: Eric Rivers (Mike Vogel), Matt Jensen (Vince Vieluf), Dustin Knight (Adam Brody), and Sweet Lou Singer (Joey Kern) who are trying to make it in the world of pro skateboarding by pulling insane stunts in front of pro skater ...
Grind is a board game by Privateer Press, it is the first of their board games to be based on Warmachine, it is a steam-punk game where the players control teams of 5 machines called warjacks and pit them against each other to force a huge spiked ball called the grinder into their opponents goal ...
Whaling in the Faroe Islands has been practiced since about the time of the first Norse settlements on the islands. It is regulated by Faroese authorities but not by the International Whaling Commission as there are disagreements about the Commission's competency for small cetaceans. ...
Grinding is a term used in video gaming to describe the process of engaging in repetitive and/or non-entertaining gameplay in order to gain access to other features within the game. ...
Grindcore is an extreme genre of music that started in the early- to mid-1980s. It draws inspiration from some of the most abrasive music genres – including death metal, industrial music, noise and the more extreme varieties of hardcore punk.
A specific degree of pulverization of coffee beans; A tedious task; A grinding trick on a skateboard or snowboard; To make smaller by breaking with a device; To rotate the hips suggestively; To remove material by rubbing with an abrasive surface; To slide the flat portion of a skateboard or ...
(Grinding) Crushing or polishing
(grinding) ‚ A mechanical surface preparation method using rotating abrasive stones or discs to remove thin coatings and mastics or slight flaws and protrusions.
(Grinding) The process of physically breaking down the roasted coffee bean into small particles, to facilitate extraction of flavor components during brewing.
(Grinding) Playing in a style with minimal risk and modest gains over a long period of time.
(Grinding) The removal of metal with a rotating, abrasive charged or stone wheel.
(GRINDING) A size reduction technique that usually utilizes a series of rollers.
(GRINDING) Portable granulators for plastic recycling
(Grinding) A machine operation that consists of finishing a metal surface by means of abrasives.
(Grinding) A machining process that is used to shape materials that are too hard to be worked with conventional tools.
(Grinding) A method of refinishing a crankshaft's bearing journals and crankpins. Grinding removes significant amounts of damaged metal and produces journals and crankpins suitable for use with undersize bearings, or bearings with a smaller asssembled inside diameter than the standard one.
(Grinding) A method of stone working employed in the smoothing of an edge or surface by rubbing it with a hammerstone or other abrader prior to use. Performed on projectiles or blades so that hafting materials (lashings) would not be cut by sharp edges of the base. ...
(Grinding) A set of stones or a diamond content disc rotates against the surface of a floor to remove or level the top layers of the surface.