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Noun
A single fruit or seed of a cereal
“Everyday, this rat came and took a grain of corn.”
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Wheat or any other cultivated cereal used as food
“Meanwhile, the late break is increasing the pressure on growers of grain wanting to plant canola.”
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A small hard particle of a substance, such as salt or sand
“Our world is but a mere speck in the universe. Less, in comparison, than is a single grain of sand on the seashore.”
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A very small, or the smallest possible, quantity or amount
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“In most of these criticisms there is a grain of truth, but collectively they suggest a determination not to be pleased.”
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A drop of a liquid
“Do you feel annoyed when you've been running for thirty minutes and there's not a grain of sweat on your forehead?”
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The longitudinal arrangement or pattern of fibers in wood, paper, etc.
“The fabric may need to be refolded along the crosswise grain to accommodate the pattern pieces.”
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A surface's texture as determined by the arrangement and size of constituent particles
“But perhaps the art of joinery is subtle enough to conceal the ill-will of the maker in the fine grain of the wood, or to obscure it with careful polishing.”
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A person's disposition or temperament
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“For George, even the act of collaborating and forming a therapeutic alliance connotes an act of being cooperative and vulnerable that goes against his grain.”
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An object or person's type, class or category
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“This particular grain of rice was created especially for the 1939 New York World's Fair.”
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The surface appearance of a manufactured material or object, or the material used to produce this
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Food for animals and livestock
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The intrinsic nature or quality of something, especially abstract, which determines its character
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Seed, usually a mixture from several species of plant, set out as food for birds
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The seed-bearing part of a plant, often edible
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A small piece of something, typically food bitten off
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Fine, dry particles produced by the grinding, crushing, or disintegration of a solid substance
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A hairlike structure
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A small piece of rock found on the ground
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