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Engelsk navneord: grain

1. grain (om ting) a relatively small granular particle of a substance

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA grain of sand.
A grain of sugar.

Mindre specifikke termeratom, corpuscle, molecule, mote, particle, speck

Mere specifikke termergranule

2. grain (om mad) foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cereal, food grain

Mindre specifikke termerfood product, foodstuff

Mere specifikke termerbarley, barleycorn, buckwheat, corn, edible corn, grist, groats, Indian rice, malt, millet, oat, rice, wheat, wheat berry, wild rice

3. grain (om masse el. substans) the side of leather from which the hair has been removed

Mindre specifikke termerleather

4. grain (om mængde el. mål) a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)metric grain

Mindre specifikke termermetric weight unit, weight unit

Omfatter disse specifikke termermg, milligram

Omfatter disse overordnede termerdecigram, dg

5. grain (om mængde el. mål) 1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams

Mindre specifikke termerapothecaries' unit, apothecaries' weight, troy unit

Omfatter disse overordnede termerpennyweight, scruple

6. grain (om mængde el. mål) 1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams

Mindre specifikke termeravoirdupois unit

Omfatter disse overordnede termerdram

7. grain (om plante) dry seed-like fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)caryopsis

Mindre specifikke termerseed

Mere specifikke termeramaranth, barleycorn, kernel, rye, wheat berry

8. grain (om plante) a cereal grass

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWheat is a grain that is grown in Kansas.

Mindre specifikke termercereal, cereal grass

9. grain (om egenskab) the smallest possible unit of anything

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was a grain of truth in what he said.
He does not have a grain of sense.

Mindre specifikke termerlittleness, smallness

10. grain (om egenskab) the direction, texture, or pattern of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSaw the board across the grain.

Mindre specifikke termertexture

Mere specifikke termergraining, wood grain, woodgrain, woodgraining, woodiness

11. grain (om egenskab) the physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBreadfruit has the same texture as bread.
Sand of a fine grain.
Fish with a delicate flavor and texture.
A stone of coarse grain.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)texture

Mindre specifikke termercomposition, constitution, make-up, makeup, physical composition

Engelsk udsagnsord: grain

1. grain (om relation) thoroughly work in

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis hands were grained with dirt.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)ingrain

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerpenetrate, perforate

2. grain (om relation) paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerpaint

3. grain (om ændring) form into grains

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)granulate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerform

Medførergrain, granulate

4. grain (om ændring) become granular

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)granulate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s

Mindre specifikke termerchange form, change shape, deform

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