Definition of 'grind'
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Bright minds and lively brains need richer fare than a daily diet of hard grind. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They were also used to grind corn and animal foods. Technology Basic Facts (1990)We cannot abstain from the daily grind as we can from food and drink. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What is this infinite stellar machine that grinds us until we bleed and die? The Broken God (1993)They lasted a month before a horrible grinding noise meant they had to be stopped again. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Three grind settings for different coffee strengths. Times, Sunday Times (2011)When the going gets tough we have shown we can stick together and grind out good results. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The daily grind is still the daily grind. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The notion that the official machine will grind to a halt in these conditions is abject nonsense. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There was a noise of grinding teeth. ARE YOU TALKING TO ME?: A Life Through the Movies (2004) Coffee should be ground according to the brewing method that will be used. The East India Company Book of Coffee (1994)It seems that although we might consider work a grind it actually brings numerous benefits that are too easily overlooked. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Get ready to bump and grind! The Sun (2013)Add a good grinding of pepper and serve in warm, shallow bowls. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is the hardest job to grind and plot a boxer's career towards big fights. The Sun (2012)Tiny venue, bumping and grinding obligatory. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They got punished in the end - they were ground up into corn. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We were all working hard, grinding through our ministry obligations. Christianity Today (2000)Before, it was always such a hard grind. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In his big numbers, he bumps and grinds like some burlesque grotesque. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He won well over course and distance on testing ground two weeks ago and he only needs to handle the faster conditions to be involved. The Sun (2016)In fact the surgery his right knee required to save his career in 2012 was massive and cost him two years of grinding rehab. The Sun (2015)When he was finished speaking, he picked up the salt shaker and began using its heavy bottom to grind bits of salt into white dust. The Broken God (1993)Mix together with 2 tbsp of the olive oil, the lemon juice and a pinch each of salt and finely ground white pepper. Times, Sunday Times (2013)She has been sorting fresh ingredients from the garden of her Cotswolds home, grinding them together and trying them out in the shower. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'grind'
British English: grind /ɡraɪnd/ VERB
When something such as corn or coffee is ground, it is crushed until it becomes a fine powder.
...freshly ground coffee.
- American English: grind
- Arabic: يَطْحَن
- Brazilian Portuguese: moer
- Chinese: 磨
- Croatian: mljeti
- Czech: mlít kávu apod.
- Danish: male
- Dutch: malen
- European Spanish: moler
- Finnish: jauhaa
- French: moudre
- German: mahlen
- Greek: αλέθω
- Italian: macinare
- Japanese: 挽く
- Korean: ...을 갈아 (가루로) 만들다
- Norwegian: kverne
- Polish: zemleć
- European Portuguese: moer
- Romanian: a măcina
- Russian: молоть
- Spanish: moler
- Swedish: mala
- Thai: บด
- Turkish: öğütmek
- Ukrainian: молоти
- Vietnamese: xay
British English: grind NOUN
The grind of a machine is the harsh, scraping noise that it makes, usually because it is old or is working too hard.
The grind of heavy machines could get on their nerves.
Definition of grind from the Collins English Dictionary
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