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grain (n):
the physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance)
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breadfruit has the same texture as bread.
sand of a fine grain.
fish with a delicate flavor and texture.
a stone of coarse grain
grain (n):
the direction, texture, or pattern of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric
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saw the board across the grain
grain (n):
the smallest possible unit of anything
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there was a grain of truth in what he said.
he does not have a grain of sense
grain (n):
foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
Related Word: cereal
grain (n):
a relatively small granular particle of a substance
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a grain of sand.
a grain of sugar
grain (n):
dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn
grain (n):
a cereal grass
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wheat is a grain that is grown in Kansas
grain (n):
1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams
grain (n):
1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams
grain (n):
a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat
grain (n):
the side of leather from which the hair has been removed
grain (v):
become granular
grain (v):
form into grains
Related Words: granulate
grain (v):
paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood
grain (v):
thoroughly work in
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His hands were grained with dirt
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Out of sight, out of mind

Gözden ırak olan gönülden de ırak olur.
You will soon forget friends you do not meet or keep in contact with.


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