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grain

grain

 
 
pronunciation:
greIn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the small hard seeds of cereal plants such as wheat or rice. Grain is used for food and often ground into flour.
 
similar words:
barley, buckwheat, corn, oats, rice, rye, seed, wheat
definition 2: any tiny, hard piece of something.
The ant carried away a grain of sugar.
synonyms:
particle, speck
similar words:
crumb, kernel, pellet
definition 3: cereal plants, such as wheat, corn, rice and the like.
 
synonyms:
cereals
similar words:
grasses
definition 4: the pattern made by fibers 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, texture
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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