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Grind meaning

grind - 15 dictionary results

  1. 1. an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or studying excessively
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. To reduce to powder by friction, as in a mill, or with the teeth; to crush into small fragments; to produce as by the action of millstones.
  4. 4. To wear down, polish, or sharpen, by friction; to make smooth, sharp, or pointed; to whet, as a knife or drill; to rub against one another, as teeth, etc.
  5. 5. To oppress by severe exactions; to harass.
  6. 6. To study hard for examination.
  7. 7. To perform the operation of grinding something; to turn the millstones.
  8. 8. To become ground or pulverized by friction; as, this corn grinds well.
  9. 9. To become polished or sharpened by friction; as, glass grinds smooth; steel grinds to a sharp edge.
  10. 10. To move with much difficulty or friction; to grate.
  11. 11. To perform hard aud distasteful service; to drudge; to study hard, as for an examination.
  12. 12. The act of reducing to powder, or of sharpening, by friction.
  13. 13. Any severe continuous work or occupation; esp., hard and uninteresting study.
  14. 14. A hard student; a dig.
  15. 15. To rub to powder; wear down by rubbing; oppress.

grind - examples of usage

  1. And as Reddy Fox, out of breath and tired, ran to seek the aid of Granny Fox in getting rid of Bowser the Hound, he heard a sound that made him grind his teeth. - "The Adventures of Reddy Fox", Thornton W. Burgess.
  2. There are three or four water- mills on the island, where the people grind their own meal. - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  3. It's not supposed to be spoken, but a stretch like that is rather a grind. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
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