Associations to the word «Grind»

Wiktionary

GRIND, verb. To reduce to smaller pieces by crushing with lateral motion.
GRIND, verb. To shape with the force of friction.
GRIND, verb. (metalworking) To remove material by rubbing with an abrasive surface.
GRIND, verb. To become ground, pulverized, or polished by friction.
GRIND, verb. To move with much difficulty or friction; to grate.
GRIND, verb. (sports) To slide the flat portion of a skateboard or snowboard across an obstacle such as a railing.
GRIND, verb. To oppress, hold down or weaken.
GRIND, verb. (slang) To rotate the hips erotically.
GRIND, verb. (slang) To dance in a sexually suggestive way with both partners in very close proximity, often pressed against each other.
GRIND, verb. (video games) To repeat a task a great multitude of times in a row to achieve a specific goal.
GRIND, verb. To produce mechanically and repetitively as if by turning a crank.
GRIND, verb. To instill through repetitive teaching.
GRIND, verb. (slang) (Hawaii) To eat.
GRIND, verb. (slang) To work or study hard; to hustle or drudge.
GRIND, noun. The act of reducing to powder, or of sharpening, by friction.
GRIND, noun. Something that has been reduced to powder, something that has been ground.
GRIND, noun. A specific degree of pulverization of coffee beans.
GRIND, noun. A tedious task.
GRIND, noun. A grinding trick on a skateboard or snowboard.
GRIND, noun. (archaic) (slang) One who studies hard; a swot.
GRIND, noun. Grindcore (subgenre of heavy metal)
GRIND, noun. The traditional communal pilot whale hunt in the Faroe Islands.
GRIND DOWN, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) To weaken someone's morale over a long period.
GRIND ONE'S GEARS, verb. (idiomatic) To annoy or irritate.
GRIND OUT, verb. (idiomatic) To produce something with ease, as if it is a chore.
GRIND TO A HALT, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) (of a productive activity) Coming to a standstill, or ceasing to be productive or make progress, due to an obstacle.

Dictionary definition

GRIND, noun. An insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious.
GRIND, noun. The grade of particle fineness to which a substance is ground; "a coarse grind of coffee".
GRIND, noun. Hard monotonous routine work.
GRIND, noun. The act of grinding to a powder or dust.
GRIND, verb. Press or grind with a crushing noise.
GRIND, verb. Make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together; "grate one's teeth in anger".
GRIND, verb. Work hard; "She was digging away at her math homework"; "Lexicographers drudge all day long".
GRIND, verb. Dance by rotating the pelvis in an erotically suggestive way, often while in contact with one's partner such that the dancers' legs are interlaced.
GRIND, verb. Reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading; "grind the spices in a mortar"; "mash the garlic".
GRIND, verb. Created by grinding; "grind designs into the glass bowl".
GRIND, verb. Shape or form by grinding; "grind lenses for glasses and cameras".

Wise words

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