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grain

6 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Grain \Grain\, v. & n. See {Groan.} [Obs.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Grain \Grain\ (gr[=a]n), noun [F. grain, L. granum, grain, seed, small kernel, small particle. See {Corn}, and cf. {Garner}, n., {Garnet}, {Gram} the chick-pea, {Granule}, {Kernel.}]

1. A single small hard seed; a kernel, especially of those plants, like wheat, whose seeds are used for food.

2. The fruit of certain grasses which furnish the chief food of man, as corn, wheat, rye, oats, etc., or the plants themselves; -- used collectively.

Storehouses crammed with grain. --Shak.

3. Any small, hard particle, as of sand, sugar, salt, etc.; hence, any minute portion or particle; as, a grain of gunpowder, of pollen, of starch, of sense, of wit, etc.

I . . . with a grain of manhood well resolved. --Milton.

4. The unit of the English system of weights; -- so called because considered equal to the average of grains taken from the middle of the ears of wheat. 7,000 grains constitute the pound avoirdupois, and 5,760 grains the pound troy. A grain is equal to .0648 gram. See {Gram.}

5. A reddish dye made from the coccus insect, or kermes; hence, a red color of any tint or hue, as crimson, scarlet, etc.; sometimes used by the poets as equivalent to {Tyrian purple}.

All in a robe of darkest grain. --Milton.

Doing as the dyers do, who, having first dipped their silks in colors of less value, then give' them the last tincture of crimson in grain. --Quoted by Coleridge, preface to Aids to Reflection.

6. The composite particles of any substance; that arrangement of the particles of any body which determines its comparative roughness or hardness; texture; as, marble, sugar, sandstone, etc., of fine grain.

Hard box, and linden of a softer grain. --Dryden.

7. The direction, arrangement, or appearance of the fibers in wood, or of the strata in stone, slate, etc.

Knots, by the conflux of meeting sap, Infect the sound pine and divert his grain Tortive and errant from his course of growth. --Shak.

8. The fiber which forms the substance of wood or of any fibrous material.

9. The hair side of a piece of leather, or the marking on that side. --Knight.

10. pl. The remains of grain, etc., after brewing or distillation; hence, any residuum. Also called {draff}.

11. (Bot.) A rounded prominence on the back of a sepal, as in the common dock. See {Grained}, adjective, 4.

12. Temper; natural disposition; inclination. [Obs.]

Brothers . . . not united in grain. --Hayward.

13. A sort of spice, the grain of paradise. [Obs.]

He cheweth grain and licorice, To smellen sweet. --Chaucer.

{Against the grain}, against or across the direction of the fibers; hence, against one's wishes or tastes; unwillingly; unpleasantly; reluctantly; with difficulty. --Swift. --Saintsbury.

{A grain of allowance}, a slight indulgence or latitude a small allowance.

{Grain binder}, an attachment to a harvester for binding the grain into sheaves.

{Grain colors}, dyes made from the coccus or kermes insect.

{Grain leather}. (a) Dressed horse hides. (b) Goat, seal, and other skins blacked on the grain side for women's shoes, etc.

{Grain moth} (Zool.), one of several small moths, of the family {Tineid[ae]} (as {Tinea granella} and {Butalis cerealella}), whose larv[ae] devour grain in storehouses.

{Grain side} (Leather), the side of a skin or hide from which the hair has been removed; -- opposed to {flesh side.}

{Grains of paradise}, the seeds of a species of amomum.

{grain tin}, crystalline tin ore metallic tin smelted with charcoal.

{Grain weevil} (Zool.), a small red weevil ({Sitophilus granarius}), which destroys stored wheat and other grain, by eating out the interior.

{Grain worm} (Zool.), the larva of the grain moth. See {grain moth}, above.

{In grain}, of a fast color; deeply seated; fixed; innate; genuine. "Anguish in grain." --Herbert.

{To dye in grain}, to dye of a fast color by means of the coccus or kermes grain [see {Grain}, noun, 5]; hence, to dye firmly; also, to dye in the wool, or in the raw material. See under {Dye.}

The red roses flush up in her cheeks . . . Likce crimson dyed in grain. --Spenser.

{To go against the grain of} (a person), to be repugnant to; to vex, irritate, mortify, or trouble.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Grain \Grain\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Grained} (gr[=a]nd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Graining.}]

1. To paint in imitation of the grain of wood, marble, etc.

2. To form (powder, sugar, etc.) into grains.

3. To take the hair off (skins); to soften and raise the grain of (leather, etc.).

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Grain \Grain\, verb (used without an object) [F. grainer, grener. See {Grain}, noun]

1. To yield fruit. [Obs.] --Gower.

2. To form grains, or to assume a granular form, as the result of crystallization; to granulate.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Grain \Grain\ (gr[=a]n), noun [See {Groin} a part of the body.]

1. A branch of a tree; a stalk or stem of a plant. [Obs.] --G. Douglas.

2. A tine, prong, or fork. Specifically: (a) One the branches of a valley or of a river. (b) pl. An iron fish spear or harpoon, having four or more barbed points.

3. A blade of a sword, knife, etc.

4. (Founding) A thin piece of metal, used in a mold to steady a core.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

grain

noun

1: a relatively small granular particle of a substance; "a grain of sand"; "a grain of sugar"

2: foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses [syn: {grain}, {food grain}, {cereal}]

3: the side of leather from which the hair has been removed

4: a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat [syn: {grain}, {metric grain}]

5: 1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams

6: 1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams

7: dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn [syn: {grain}, {caryopsis}]

8: a cereal grass; "wheat is a grain that is grown in Kansas"

9: the smallest possible unit of anything; "there was a grain of truth in what he said"; "he does not have a grain of sense"

10: the direction, texture, or pattern of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric; "saw the board across the grain"

11: the physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance); "breadfruit has the same texture as bread"; "sand of a fine grain"; "fish with a delicate flavor and texture"; "a stone of coarse grain" [syn: {texture}, {grain}]

verb

1: thoroughly work in; "His hands were grained with dirt" [syn: {ingrain}, {grain}]

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

3: form into grains [syn: {granulate}, {grain}]

4: become granular [syn: {granulate}, {grain}]

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