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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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