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GRAIN





Definition:

  1. [noun] a small hard particle; "a grain of sand"

  2. [noun] foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses
    Synonyms: food cereal

  3. [noun] used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat
    Synonyms: metric

  4. [noun] 1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams

  5. [noun] 1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams

  6. [noun] dry seedlike fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn
    Synonyms: caryopsis

  7. [noun] the direction or texture of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric; "saw the board across the grain"

  8. [verb] thoroughly work in; "His hands were grained with dirt"
    Synonyms: in

  9. [verb] paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood

  10. [verb] form into grains
    Synonyms: granulate

  11. [verb] become granular
    Synonyms: granulate

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