Definition of Grain:

  1. The smallest unit of weight in the troy and avoirdupois systems, equal to 1/5760 of a pound troy and 1/7000 of a pound avoirdupois (approximately 0.0648 grams).

  2. A single fruit or seed of a cereal.

  3. Feed (a horse) on grain.

  4. Paint (something, especially furniture or interior surfaces) in imitation of the grain of wood or marble.

  5. Give a rough surface or texture to.

  6. Arrangement, direction, or quality of the fibers in wood or wood-products.

  7. The longitudinal arrangement or pattern of fibers in wood, paper, etc.

  8. Older English unit of weight equal to 64.8 milligrams. There are 15.43 grains in one gram and 7000 in one pound.

  9. Jewelers unit of a diamonds weight equal to 1/4 of a carat or 50 milligrams. Also called jewelers grain.

  10. A persons character or natural tendency.

  11. Remove hair from (a hide).

  12. Kermes or cochineal, or dye made from either of these.

  13. Wheat or any other cultivated cereal crop used as food.

Synonyms of Grain

Kernel, Seed, Grist, Fruit, Abrade, Ace, Acorn, Aftergrass, Animus, Apply paint, Aptitude, Atom, Atomize, Bamboo, Barley, Beat, Bedaub, Bedizen, Begild, Bent, Berry, Besmear, Bias, Bird seed, Bit, Blood, Body-build, Bran, Brand, Bray, Break up, Breccia, Brecciate, Breed, Brush on paint, Calcimine, Cane, Cast, Cat food, Cereal, Cereal plant, Character, Characteristic, Characteristics, Chicken feed, Chop, Clan, Coarsen, Coat, Color, Come to dust, Comminute, Complexion, Composition, Constituents, Constitution, Contriturate, Corn, Cover, Crasis, Crumb, Crumble, Crumble into dust, Crumble to dust, Crush, Dab, Daub, Debris, Deep-dye, Denomination, Description, Designation, Detritus, Dharma, Diathesis, Dip, Disintegrate, Disposition, Distemper, Dog food, Dole, Dot, Double-dye, Dram, Dribble, Driblet, Drop, Droplet, Dwarf, Dye, Eatage, Eccentricity, Effloresce, Emblazon, Enamel, Engild, Ensilage, Ethos, Face, Fall to dust, Fall to pieces, Farinaceous plant, Farthing, Fast-dye, Feather, Feed, Feel, Fiber, Finish, Flaxseed, Fleck, Flour, Flyspeck, Fodder, Fog, Forage, Forage grass, Form, Fragment, Frame, Fresco, Fruit, Genius, Genre, Genus, Gild, Glaze, Gloss, Gnat, Gobbet, Graminaceous plant, Granular texture, Granulate, Granule, Granulet, Granulize, Grass, Grate, Gravel, Grind, Grind to powder, Grist, Grit, Groat, Habit, Hair, Handful, Hay, Hayseed, Hint, Hue, Humor, Humors, Idiosyncrasy, Ilk, Illuminate, Imbue, Inclination, Indentation, Individualism, Ingrain, Iota, Japan, Jot, Kernel, Kidney, Kin, Kind, Knub, Label, Lacquer, Lawn grass, Lay on color, Leaning, Levigate, Line, Linseed, Little, Little bit, Lot, Lota, Make, Makeup, Manner, Mark, Mash, Meal, Mental set, Mettle, Microbe, Microorganism, Midge, Mill, Mind, Mind-set, Minim, Minimum, Minutia, Minutiae, Mite, Modicum, Mold, Molecule, Morsel, Mote, Nap, Nature, Nub, Number, Nut, Nutshell, Oats, Ornamental grass, Ounce, Paint, Parget, Particle, Pasturage, Pasture, Pattern, Pebble, Persuasion, Pestle, Pet food, Phylum, Physique, Pigment, Pile, Pinch, Pinhead, Pinpoint, Pip, Pit, Pittance, Pock, Point, Pound, Powder, Predilection, Predisposition, Preference, Prime, Proclivity, Propensity, Property, Protuberance, Provender, Pulverize, Quality, Race, Reduce to powder, Reed, Roughen, Sand, Scintilla, Scrap, Scratch, Scratch feed, Scrunch, Scruple, Seed, Set, Shade, Shadow, Shag, Shape, Shard, Shellac, Shingle, Shred, Silage, Slant, Slop on paint, Slops, Smash, Smear, Smidgen, Smidgin, Smitch, Smooth, Snip, Snippet, Somatotype, Sort, Soupcon, Species, Speck, Spirit, Spoonful, Spot, Squash, Stain, Stamp, Stipple, Stone, Strain, Straw, Streak, Stripe, Structure, Style, Suchness, Suggestion, Surface, Surface texture, Swill, System, Taste, Temper, Temperament, Tendency, Tenor, Texture, The like of, The likes of, Thimbleful, Tinct, Tincture, Tinge, Tint, Tiny bit, Tittle, Tone, Tooth, Trace, Tribe, Trifling amount, Triturate, Trivia, Turn, Turn of mind, Twist, Type, Undercoat, Vanishing point, Variety, Varnish, Vein, Wale, Warp, Wash, Way, Weave, Wheat, Whit, Whitewash, Woof, Texture, Intertexture, Surface, Finish, Feel, Personality, Nature, Disposition, Temperament, Temper, Mentality, Turn of mind, Psychology, Psyche, Constitution, Make-up, Make, Stamp, Mould, Cast, Cereal, Cereal crops

How to use Grain in a sentence?

  1. What is the use of having natural wood when you can grain it like that?.
  2. He now had two patches of grain and maize while apricots, cherries, plums and quince hung heavily from boughs covered in thick, grey lichen.
  3. A few grains of corn.
  4. The ounce was approximately 450 grains, i.e. slightly heavier than the modern one.
  5. Her fingers were grained with chalk dust.
  6. And it doesnt go with the grain of human nature.
  7. The boy who took the mare in and grained it knew one thing about the owner instantly.
  8. He scored along the grain of the table with the knife.

Meaning of Grain & Grain Definition