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Overview of noun grinding

The noun grinding has 3 senses

  • grinding -- (material resulting from the process of grinding; "vegetable grindings clogged the drain")

  • grinding -- (a harsh and strident sound (as of the grinding of gears))

  • grinding, abrasion, attrition, detrition -- (the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice)

Overview of verb grind

The verb grind has 7 senses

  • crunch, cranch, craunch, grind -- (press or grind with a crushing noise)

  • grate, grind -- (make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together; "grate one's teeth in anger")

  • labor, labour, toil, fag, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moil -- (work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long")

  • grind -- (dance by rotating the pelvis in an erotically suggestive way, often while in contact with one's partner such that the dancers' legs are interlaced)

  • grind, mash, crunch, bray, comminute -- (reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading; "grind the spices in a mortar"; "mash the garlic")

  • grind -- (created by grinding; "grind designs into the glass bowl")

  • grind -- (shape or form by grinding; "grind lenses for glasses and cameras")