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grain

grain

 
pronunciation:
greIn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the small hard seeds of plants such as wheat or rice. Grain is used for food and often ground into flour.
Chickens eat grain.
 
similar words:
corn, oats, rice, rye, seed, wheat
definition 2: any kind of plant that produces seeds that are used for food.
Rice, wheat, and corn are grains.
 
synonyms:
cereals
similar words:
grasses
definition 3: any tiny, hard piece of something.
You spilled some grains of sugar on the floor.
synonyms:
particle
similar words:
crumb
definition 4: the pattern that runs through wood, cloth, or other material.
By looking at the grain, he can tell which kind of wood the table is made of.
similar words:
pattern, streaks, surface
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broader category that includes grains
some activities involving grains
some containers for grains
some examples of grains
some people associated with grains
some things made from grains
some things that eat grains
tools associated with grains
units for measuring grains