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grain [ 'grein] n.谷物,谷粒;颗粒

grain [grein] n. 谷物,谷类

granite [ 'grænit] n.花岗石gran(=grain颗粒)+ite→颗粒状石头→花岗岩.

粮食收购部门 (government's) grain procurement (purchasing) agencies

粮油关系 grain and oil rationing registration

米袋子省长负责制 provincial governors assuming responsibility fofr the rice bag (grain supply)

退耕还林还草 grain for green

Flat-grain lumber 平切纹板材

Grain 纹理

Distinct grain pattern 清晰的木纹图案

Grain 谷物

二十四节气 The 24 Solar Terms
立春 Spring begins.
雨水 The rains.
惊蛰 Insects awaken.
春分 Vernal Equinox
清明 Clear and bright.
谷雨 Grain rain.
立夏 Summer begins.
小满 Grain buds.
芒种 Grain in ear.
夏至 Summer solstice.
小暑 Slight heat.
大暑 Great heat.
立秋 Autumn begins.
处暑 Stopping the heat.
白露 White dews.
秋分 Autumn Equinox.
寒露 Cold dews.
霜降 Hoar-frost falls.
立冬 Winter begins.
小雪 Light snow.
大雪 Heavy snow.
冬至 Winter Solstice.
小寒 Slight cold.
大寒 Great cold.

Grain Store 粮店

粮食仓库 grain depot

粮食收购企业 grain collection and storage enterprise

粮食收购资金实行封闭运行 closed operation of grain purchase funds

粮食销售市场 grain sales market

国家粮食储备局 (国家发展计划委员会) State Bureau of Grain Reserve (Under the State Development Planning Commission)

散装粮食运输车
bulk-grain carrier

胶片颗粒
grain of the film

If the molecules in one drop of water could be converted into grains of sand, there would be enough sand to build a concrete highway, half a mile wide and one foot thick, from New York to San Francisco.
假如一滴水里的分子可以变为沙粒,形成的沙子就足以建造一条半英里宽、一英尺厚的混凝土公路,从纽约直到旧金山。

Bring in every single grain.
要做到颗粒归仓。

a grain-producing area
产粮地区

China grows most grains the world knows.
中国种植着世界上已知的大部分谷类植物。

grains of sand
沙粒

He used a miller to mill the grain into flour.
他用碾磨机把谷物磨成面粉。

They are said to have ordered more grain from Canada.
据说他们又从加拿大订购了一些粮食。

Grain by grain and hen fills her belly.
一粒一粒啄米,母鸡填饱肚皮。

If there be neither snow nor rain, then will be dear all sorts of grain.
雨雪不调,五谷价高。

Rear sons for help in old age; and store up grains against famine.
养儿防老。

@@@ 一点
a bite to eat (随便吃的)一点儿东西, 一口
a grain of truth 一点儿可信的东西; 一丝真理
by inches 一点一点地
far from 一点儿也不; 根本不是
I'll say. 一点也没错.
in no way 决不, 一点也不
not at all 一点儿也不; 没关系, 别客气
You can say that again! & You said it! 一点没错, 说得对极了!

@@@ 恨; 厌恶
abhorrent to 厌恶
allergic to 对...极厌恶; 对...过敏
averse to 讨厌...
be/get tired of 厌倦...
disapprove of 不赞同, 不喜欢
fed up with 对...感到厌烦; 腻了
go against the grain 不合(某人)(性情、意愿等);令人讨厌或不高兴
grudge against 怨恨...
sick of ... 对...厌烦, 厌倦
think little of 不喜欢, 认为不好

@@@ 不快
burn a hole in one's pocket 不花光(钱)不痛快
confront sb. with sth. 使某人面对令人不快/头疼的事
cry over spilled milk 对已经发生的事情哭喊抱怨;
对无法挽回的事情感觉不痛快
go against the grain 不合(某人)(性情、意愿等); 令人讨厌或不高兴
hard feeling 感情不合; 不愉快

@@@ 真
a grain of truth 一点儿可信的东西; 一丝真理
come to light 真相大白; 被人知道
from the heart 诚恳地; 真挚地
get down to 开始认真做...
get to the bottom of 找出真正的根源
take (sth.) seriously 认真对待/准备

@@@ 相信, 信任
a grain of truth 一点儿可信的东西; 一丝真理
be certain of 确信, 肯定
be credited to/with 相信...具有...; 把...归于...
believe in 1.信任, 信赖
2.信仰
believe it or not 信不信由你
depend on 依靠, 依赖; 信任
give sb. credit (for sth.) (因某事而)称赞某人; 相信某人(有某种优点)
I bet. 我确信, 我想一定会.
keep faith 守信, 忠于信仰
keep one's word 守信用, 遵守诺言
reliance on sb./sth. 对...的依赖/依靠; 对...的信赖, 信任
rely on/upon 依赖, 依靠; 信赖
stick to 黏着; 忠于, 信守
sure of oneself 有自信心
too good to be true 太好以致于不现实, 令人难以置信
trust in 相信, 信任

@@@ 厌烦, 麻烦
abhorrent to 厌恶
allergic to 对...极厌恶; 对...过敏
averse to 讨厌...
be/get tired of 厌倦...
fed up with 对...感到厌烦; 腻了
fit to be tied 非常生气; 非常烦躁不安
get into trouble 陷入困境; 招致麻烦
go against the grain 不合(某人)(性情、意愿等); 令人讨厌或不高兴
have trouble with 有...苦恼、麻烦; 同...闹纠纷
make a fuss about/over 烦扰; 大吵大闹
run up against 遇到(困难、问题、麻烦等)
sick of ... 对...厌烦, 厌倦

@@@ 一点儿
a bite to eat (随便吃的)一点儿东西, 一口
a grain of truth 一点儿可信的东西; 一丝真理
by inches 一点一点地
far from 一点儿也不; 根本不是
fix a snack 吃点零食, 随便吃点东西
I'll say. 一点也没错.
in no way 决不, 一点也不
not at all 一点儿也不; 没关系, 别客气
sort of sth. 有点儿, 有几分
You can say that again! & You said it! 一点没错, 说得对极了!

- take something with a grain of salt 听话打折扣,不能轻信
He is a braggart. Take his words with a grain of salt.

秕 [bǐ] /grain not fully grown/husks/withered grain/unripe grain/

秕子 [bǐ zi ] /blighted grain/

布帛菽粟 [bù bó shū sù] /cloth/silk/beans and grain/food and clothing/daily necessities/

舂 [chōng] /to pound (grain)/beat/

粗粮 [cū liáng] /(n) coarse grains (i.e. maize; sorghum, etc)/

籴 [dí] /buy up (grain)/

囤 [dùn] /bin for grain/

秆 [gǎn] /stalks of grain/

稿 [gǎo] /manuscript/draft/stalk of grain/

谷 [gǔ] /grain/corn/

谷类 [gǔ lèi] /cereal/grain/

禾 [hé] /cereal/grain/

禾苗 [hé miáo] /(n) rice seedling/(n) grain crop seedling/

稼 [jià] /sow grain/

喱 [lí] /grain weight/

粒 [lì] /a grain/a granule/

粒子 [lì zǐ] /(elementary) particle/grain/

粒子 [lì zi ] /grain (of rice)/

镰刀 [lián dāo] /(n) curved sickle for cutting grain/

料 [liào] /material/stuff/grain/feed/to expect/to anticipate/to guess/

耧 [lóu] /drill for sowing grain/

蝥 [máo] /Spanish fly/grain-eating grub/

蟊 [máo] /Spanish fly/grain-eating grub/

秣 [mò] /feed a horse with grain/horse feed/

粕 [pò] /grains in distilled liquor/

穰 [ráng] /(surname)/abundant/stalk of grain/

稔 [rěn] /ripe grain/

粟 [sù] /grain/millet/

穗 [suì] /ear of grain/

吐穗 [tǔ suì] /to have the ears of grain come up/

饩 [xì] /grain ration/sacrificial victim/

But many shippers complain that for heavy bulk commodities traveling long distances, such as coal, chemicals, and grain, trucking is too costly and the railroads therefore have them by the throat.
但许多客户却抱怨说,对于依赖长途运输的大宗商品来说,如煤炭、化学制品和粮食,由于公路运输花费太大,这样铁路公司就会“掐他们的脖子”。

{adj: bias} slanting diagonally across the grain of a fabric
"a bias fold"

{adj: burled} (of wood) have a pattern from the grain of a tree burl

{adj: cereal} made of grain or relating to grain or the plants that produce it
"a cereal beverage"
"cereal grasses"

{adj: clayey, cloggy, heavy} (used of soil) compact and fine-grained
"the clayey soil was heavy and easily saturated"

{adj: close-grained, fine-grained} dense or compact in structure or texture, as a wood composed of small-diameter cells
"fine-grained birch"

{adj: coarse-grained, large-grained} not having a fine texture
"coarse-grained wood"
"large-grained sand"

{adj: colored, coloured, colorful} having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination
"colored crepe paper"
"the film was in color"
"amber-colored heads of grain"
<-> uncolored

{adj: contrarious, cross-grained} difficult to deal with

{adj: curly-grained, cross-grained, wavy-grained} of timber; having fibers running irregularly rather than in parallel

{adj: farinaceous, coarse-grained, grainy, granular, granulose, gritty, mealy} composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency
"granular sugar"
"the photographs were grainy and indistinct"
"it left a mealy residue"

{adj: fine-textured, smooth-textured} having a smooth, fine-grained structure

{adj: fine} of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles
"wood with a fine grain"
"fine powdery snow"
"fine rain"
"batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave"
"covered with a fine film of dust"
<-> coarse

{adj: fissile} capable of being split or cleft or divided in the direction of the grain
"fissile crystals"
"fissile wood"
<-> nonfissile

{adj: friable, light, sandy} (used of soil) loose and large-grained in consistency
"light sandy soil"

{adj: malted} of grain that has been converted into malt
"malted barley"
<-> unmalted

{adj: milled, polished} (of grains especially rice) having the husk or outer layers removed
"polished rice"

{adj: much} (quantifier used with mass nouns) great in quantity or degree or extent
"not much rain"
"much affection"
"much grain is in storage"
<-> little

{adj: oversea, overseas} being or passing over or across the sea
"some overseas trade in grain arose"

{adj: pebble-grained} (of leather) having a rough surface as the result of being treated with a patterned roller

{adj: powdered, powdery, pulverized, pulverised, small-grained, fine-grained} consisting of fine particles
"powdered cellulose"
"powdery snow"
"pulverized sugar is prepared from granulated sugar by grinding"

{adj: split} (especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain
"we bought split logs for the fireplace"

{adj: straight-grained} of timber; having fibers that run in parallel

{adj: uneven} not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture
"an uneven color"
"uneven ground"
"uneven margins"
"wood with an uneven grain"
<-> even

{adj: unmalted} of grain that has not been converted into malt
"unmalted barley"
<-> malted

{adj: unstuck, undone} thrown into a state of disorganization or incoherence
"price programs became unstuck because little grain was available"

{n: American harvest mouse, harvest mouse} any of several small greyish New World mice inhabiting e.g. grain fields

{n: Caryocar, genus Caryocar} type genus of the Caryocaraceae; South American trees yielding strong fine-grained wood and edible nuts

{n: Churchill} a Canadian town in northern Manitoba on Hudson Bay; important port for shipping grain

{n: Dalbergia, genus Dalbergia} large genus of tropical trees having pinnate leaves and paniculate flowers and cultivated commercially for their dramatically grained and colored timbers

{n: German millet, golden wonder millet, Setaria italica stramineofructa} millet having yellow grains in large drooping spikes

{n: Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor} small fly whose larvae damage wheat and other grains

{n: Japanese oak, Quercus mongolica, Quercus grosseserrata} oak with moderately light fine-grained wood; Japan

{n: Mediterranean flour moth, Anagasta kuehniella} small moth whose larvae damage stored grain and flour

{n: Pacific yew, California yew, western yew, Taxus brevifolia} small or medium irregularly branched tree of the Pacific coast of North America; yields fine hard close-grained wood

{n: Postum} trade mark for a coffee substitute invented by C. W. Post and made with chicory and roasted grains

{n: Secale, genus Secale} cereal grass widely cultivated for its grain: rye

{n: Shumard oak, Shumard red oak, Quercus shumardii} large deciduous red oak of southern and eastern United States having large seven-lobed to nine-lobed elliptical leaves, large acorns and medium hard coarse-grained wood

{n: Siberian millet, Setaria italica rubrofructa} millet having orange to reddish grains in long bristly spikes

{n: Sitotroga, genus Sitotroga} grain moths

{n: aleurone} granular protein in outermost layer of endosperm of many seeds or cereal grains

{n: alluvial soil} a fine-grained fertile soil deposited by water flowing over flood plains or in river beds

{n: amboyna, Andaman redwood} mottled curly-grained wood of Pterocarpus indicus

{n: angoumois moth, angoumois grain moth, Sitotroga cerealella} small moth whose larvae feed on kernels of stored grains

{n: aphanite} fine-grained homogeneous rock (such as basalt) containing minerals undetectable by the naked eye

{n: aplite} light-colored and fine-grained granitic rock consisting chiefly of quartz and feldspars

{n: apothecaries' unit, apothecaries' weight} any weight unit used in pharmacy; an ounce is equal to 480 grains and a pound is equal to 12 ounces

{n: army cutworm, Chorizagrotis auxiliaris} larvae (of a noctuid moth) that travel in large groups and destroy grains and alfalfa in the midwestern states

{n: armyworm, army worm, Pseudaletia unipuncta} noctuid moth larvae that travel in multitudes destroying especially grass and grain

{n: avoirdupois, avoirdupois weight} a system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains)

{n: barley, barleycorn} a grain of barley

{n: barleycorn} a grain of barley

{n: barley} cultivated since prehistoric times; grown for forage and grain

{n: barn} an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals

{n: basalt} the commonest type of solidified lava; a dense dark grey fine-grained igneous rock that is composed chiefly of plagioclase feldspar and pyroxene

{n: binder, reaper binder} a machine that cuts grain and binds it in sheaves

{n: birch} hard close-grained wood of any of various birch trees; used especially in furniture and interior finishes and plywood

{n: bird's-eye maple} maple wood having a wavy grain with eyelike markings

{n: block plane} a small plane used on end grains of wood

{n: boxwood, Turkish boxwood} very hard tough close-grained light yellow wood of the box (particularly the common box); used in delicate woodwork: musical instruments and inlays and engraving blocks

{n: bran} broken husks of the seeds of cereal grains that are separated from the flour by sifting

{n: bran} food prepared from the husks of cereal grains

{n: breadbasket} a geographic region serving as the principal source of grain

{n: breadstuff} flour or meal or grain used in baking bread

{n: broomcorn millet, hog millet, Panicum miliaceum} extensively cultivated in Europe and Asia for its grain and in United States sometimes for forage

{n: brown pine, Rockingham podocarp, Podocarpus elatus} large Australian tree with straight-grained yellow wood that turns brown on exposure

{n: buckwheat} grain ground into flour

{n: bunt, stinking smut} disease of wheat characterized by replacement of the grains with greasy masses of smelly smut spores

{n: bur oak, burr oak, mossy-cup oak, mossycup oak, Quercus macrocarpa} medium to large deciduous oak of central and eastern North America with ovoid acorns deeply immersed in large fringed cups; yields tough close-grained wood

{n: cereal oat, Avena sativa} widely cultivated in temperate regions for its edible grains

{n: cereal, cereal grass} grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet

{n: cereal} a breakfast food prepared from grain

{n: charge, burster, bursting charge, explosive charge} a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time
"this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains"

{n: claystone} fine-grained rock consisting of compacted clay particles

{n: clay} a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired

{n: combine} harvester that heads and threshes and cleans grain while moving across the field

{n: common barley, Hordeum vulgare} grass yielding grain used for breakfast food and animal feed and in malt beverages

{n: common wheat, Triticum aestivum} widely cultivated in temperate regions in many varieties for its commercially important grain

{n: corn exchange} an exchange where grains are bought and sold

{n: corn marigold, field marigold, Chrysanthemum segetum} European herb with bright yellow flowers; a common weed in grain fields

{n: corn oil} oil from the germs of corn grains

{n: corn poppy, field poppy, Flanders poppy, Papaver rhoeas} annual European poppy common in grain fields and often cultivated

{n: corncrake, land rail, Crex crex} common Eurasian rail that frequents grain fields

{n: cornstarch, cornflour} starch prepared from the grains of corn; used in cooking as a thickener

{n: corn} the dried grains or kernels or corn used as animal feed or ground for meal

{n: covered smut} a smut fungus causing a smut disease of grains in which the spore masses are covered or held together by the grain membranes

{n: crib} a bin or granary for storing grains

{n: crosscut saw, crosscut handsaw, cutoff saw} handsaw that cuts at right angles to the grain (or major axis)

{n: crushed leather, crush} leather that has had its grain pattern accentuated

{n: darkling beetle, darkling groung beetle, tenebrionid} sluggish hard-bodied black terrestrial weevil whose larvae feed on e.g. decaying plant material or grain

{n: difflugia} a protozoan with an ovoid shell of cemented sand grains

{n: dram, drachm, drachma} a unit of apothecary weight equal to an eighth of an ounce or to 60 grains

{n: dry unit, dry measure} a unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain)

{n: emmer, starch wheat, two-grain spelt, Triticum dicoccum} hard red wheat grown especially in Russia and Germany; in United States as stock feed

{n: emulsion, photographic emulsion} a light-sensitive coating on paper or film; consists of fine grains of silver bromide suspended in a gelatin

{n: ergot, Claviceps purpurea} a fungus that infects various cereal plants forming compact black masses of branching filaments that replace many grains of the plant; source of medicinally important alkaloids and of lysergic acid

{n: ergotism} poisoning by ingestion of ergot-infected grain products; characterized by thirst and diarrhea and nausea and craming and vomiting and abnormal cardiac rhythms; in severe cases it can cause seizures and gangrene of the limbs

{n: ethyl alcohol, ethanol, fermentation alcohol, grain alcohol} the intoxicating agent in fermented and distilled liquors; used pure or denatured as a solvent or in medicines and colognes and cleaning solutions and rocket fuel; proposed as a renewable clean-burning additive to gasoline

{n: fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda} larva of a migratory American noctuid moth; destroys grasses and small grains

{n: farina} fine meal made from cereal grain especially wheat; often used as a cooked cereal or in puddings

{n: feed grain} grain grown for cattle feed

{n: feterita, federita, Sorghum vulgare caudatum} a Sudanese sorghum having exceptionally large soft white grains

{n: field corn} corn grown primarily for animal feed or market grain

{n: field crop} a crop (other than fruits or vegetables) that is grown for agricultural purposes
"cotton, hay, and grain are field crops"

{n: field mustard, wild mustard, charlock, chadlock, Brassica kaber, Sinapis arvensis} weedy Eurasian plant often a pest in grain fields

{n: flour beetle, flour weevil} infests flour and stored grains

{n: flour mill} a mill for grinding grain into flour

{n: flour} fine powdery foodstuff obtained by grinding and sifting the meal of a cereal grain

{n: foxtail millet, Italian millet, Hungarian grass, Setaria italica} coarse drought-resistant annual grass grown for grain, hay and forage in Europe and Asia and chiefly for forage and hay in United States

{n: gasohol} a gasoline substitute consisting of 90% gasoline and 10% grain alcohol from corn

{n: germ pore} a pore in the outer wall of a spore or pollen grain through which the germ tube or pollen tube makes its exit on germination

{n: gleaner} someone who picks up grain left in the field by the harvesters

{n: gluten} a protein substance that remains when starch is removed from cereal grains; gives cohesiveness to dough

{n: goncalo alves, Astronium fraxinifolium} tall tropical American timber tree especially abundant in eastern Brazil; yields hard strong durable zebrawood with straight grain and dark strips on a pinkish to yellowish ground; widely used for veneer and furniture and heavy construction

{n: grain merchant} a merchant who deals in food grains

{n: grain moth} moth whose larvae feed on grain

{n: grain sorghum} any of several sorghums cultivated primarily for grain

{n: grain, caryopsis} dry seedlike fruit produced by the cereal grasses: e.g. wheat, barley, Indian corn

{n: grain, food grain, cereal} foodstuff prepared from the starchy grains of cereal grasses

{n: grain, metric grain} a weight unit used for pearls or diamonds: 50 mg or 1/4 carat

{n: grainfield, grain field} a field where grain is grown

{n: graining, woodgraining} a texture like that of wood

{n: grains of paradise, Guinea grains, Guinea pepper, melagueta pepper, Aframomum melegueta} West African plant bearing pungent peppery seeds

{n: grain} 1/60 dram; equals an avoirdupois grain or 64.799 milligrams

{n: grain} 1/7000 pound; equals a troy grain or 64.799 milligrams

{n: grain} a small hard particle
"a grain of sand"

{n: grain} the direction or texture of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric
"saw the board across the grain"

{n: granary, garner} a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed

{n: granulated sugar} sugar in the form of small grains

{n: granulation} the act of forming something into granules or grains
"the granulation of medicines"

{n: granule} a tiny grain

{n: green revolution} the introduction of pesticides and high-yield grains and better management during the 1960s and 1970s which greatly increased agricultural productivity

{n: green smut, false smut} disease of rice; grains covered by a green powder consisting of conidia

{n: gristmill} a mill for grinding grain (especially the customer's own grain)

{n: grist} grain intended to be or that has been ground

{n: grit, gritrock, gritstone} a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone

{n: groats} the hulled and crushed grain of various cereals

{n: groundmass} the matrix of fine-grained crystalline material in which larger crystals are embedded

{n: gumbo, gumbo soil} any of various fine-grained silty soils that become waxy and very sticky mud when saturated with water

{n: hazel, hazel tree, Pomaderris apetala} Australian tree grown especially for ornament and its fine-grained wood and bearing edible nuts

{n: hazel} the fine-grained wood of a hazelnut tree (genus Corylus) and the hazel tree (Australian genus Pomaderris)

{n: header} a machine that cuts the heads off grain and moves them into a wagon

{n: horn of plenty, cornucopia} a goat's horn filled with grain and flowers and fruit symbolizing prosperity

{n: hornfels, hornstone} a fine-grained metamorphic rock formed by the action of heat on clay rocks

{n: horse gram, horse grain, poor man's pulse, Macrotyloma uniflorum, Dolichos biflorus} twining herb of Old World tropics cultivated in India for food and fodder; sometimes placed in genus Dolichos

{n: huon pine, Lagarostrobus franklinii, Dacrydium franklinii} Tasmanian timber tree with yellow aromatic wavy-grained wood used for carving and ship building; sometimes placed in genus Dacrydium

{n: kaoliang} sorghums of China and Manchuria having small white or brown grains (used for food) and dry pithy stalks (used for fodder, fuel and thatching)

{n: kauri, kaury, Agathis australis} tall timber tree of New Zealand having white straight-grained wood

{n: kauri} white close-grained wood of a tree of the genus Agathis especially Agathis australis

{n: kernel, meat} the inner and usually edible part of a seed or grain or nut or fruit stone
"black walnut kernels are difficult to get out of the shell"

{n: kernel} a single whole grain of a cereal
"a kernel of corn"

{n: kibble} coarsely ground grain in the form of pellets (as for pet food)

{n: knot} a hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged
"the saw buckled when it hit a knot"

{n: kurrajong, currajong, Brachychiton populneus} widely distributed tree of eastern Australia yielding a tough durable fiber and soft light attractively grained wood; foliage is an important emergency food for cattle

{n: laid paper} writing paper having a watermark of fine lines running across the grain

{n: lancewood} durable straight-grained wood of the lacewood tree; used for building and cabinetwork and tools

{n: last} a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels

{n: loess} a fine-grained unstratified accumulation of clay and silt deposited by the wind

{n: loose smut} a smut fungus of the genus Ustilago causing a smut disease of grains in which the entire head is transformed into a dusty mass of spores

{n: loose smut} disease of grains; the entire head is a dusty mass of spores

{n: macrobiotic diet} a diet consisting chiefly of beans and whole grains

{n: macrobiotics} the theory of promoting health and longevity by means of diet (especially whole beans and grains)

{n: malt} a cereal grain that is kiln-dried after having been germinated by soaking in water; used especially in brewing and distilling

{n: maple} wood of any of various maple trees; especially the hard close-grained wood of the sugar maple; used especially for furniture and flooring

{n: mash} a mixture of mashed malt grains and hot water; used in brewing

{n: migratory grasshopper} serious pest of grain-growing and range areas of central and western United States

{n: miller} someone who works in a mill (especially a grain mill)

{n: millet} any of various small-grained annual cereal and forage grasses of the genera Panicum, Echinochloa, Setaria, Sorghum, and Eleusine

{n: millstone} one of a pair of heavy flat disk-shaped stones that are rotated against one another to grind the grain

{n: milo, milo maize} small drought-resistant sorghums having large yellow or whitish grains

{n: mission bells, rice-grain fritillary, Fritillaria affinis, Fritillaria lanceolata, Fritillaria mutica} herb of northwestern America having green-and-purple bell-shaped flowers

{n: morocco} a soft pebble-grained leather made from goatskin; used for shoes and book bindings etc.

{n: nakedwood, Eugenia dicrana} tree of extreme southern Florida and West Indies having thin scaly bark and aromatic fruits and seeds and yielding hard heavy close-grained zebrawood

{n: northern red oak, Quercus rubra, Quercus borealis} large symmetrical deciduous tree with rounded crown widely distributed in eastern North America; has large leaves with triangular spiny tipped lobes and coarse-grained wood less durable than that of white oaks

{n: oat} annual grass of Europe and North Africa; grains used as food and fodder (referred to primarily in the plural: `oats')

{n: orangewood} fine-grained wood of an orange tree; used in fine woodwork

{n: ounce, troy ounce, apothecaries' ounce} a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound

{n: padauk, padouk, amboyna, Pterocarpus indicus} tree native to southeastern Asia having reddish wood with a mottled or striped black grain

{n: panic grass} any grass of the genus Panicum; grown for grain and fodder

{n: pearl millet, bulrush millet, cattail millet, Pennisetum glaucum, Pennisetum Americanum} tall grass having cattail like spikes; grown in Africa and Asia for its grain and in the United States chiefly for forage; sometimes used in making beer

{n: pearl sago} sago ground into small round grains

{n: pennyweight} a unit of apothecary weight equal to 24 grains

{n: peridotite} a dark coarse-grained igneous rock consisting principally of olivine

{n: pestle, muller, pounder} a heavy tool of stone or iron (usually with a flat base and a handle) that is used to grind and mix material (as grain or drugs or pigments) against a slab of stone

{n: pine} straight-grained durable and often resinous white to yellowish timber of any of numerous trees of the genus Pinus

{n: pollen count} the number of pollen grains (usually ragweed) in a standard volume of air over a twenty-four hour period and a specified time and place

{n: pollen tube} (botany) a slender tubular outgrowth from a pollen grain when deposited on the stigma for a flower; it penetrates the style and conveys the male gametes to the ovule

{n: pollinium} a coherent mass of pollen grains (as in orchids)

{n: portia tree, bendy tree, seaside mahoe, Thespesia populnea} pantropical tree of usually seacoasts sometimes cultivated as an ornamental for its rounded heart-shaped leaves and showy yellow and purple flowers; yields valuable pink to dark red close-grained wood and oil from its seeds

{n: quassia, bitterwood, Quassia amara} handsome South American shrub or small tree having bright scarlet flowers and yielding a valuable fine-grained yellowish wood; yields the bitter drug quassia from its wood and bark

{n: quickening} the process of showing signs of life
"the quickening of seed that will become ripe grain"

{n: rice weevil, black weevil, Sitophylus oryzae} brown weevil that infests stored grain especially rice

{n: rice} grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished

{n: ripsaw, splitsaw} a handsaw for cutting with the grain of the wood

{n: rosewood} hard dark reddish wood of a rosewood tree having a strongly marked grain; used in cabinetwork

{n: rudaceous rock} a sedimentary rock formed of coarse-grained material

{n: rye, Secale cereale} hardy annual cereal grass widely cultivated in northern Europe where its grain is the chief ingredient of black bread and in North America for forage and soil improvement

{n: sandalwood tree, true sandalwood, Santalum album} parasitic tree of Indonesia and Malaysia having fragrant close-grained yellowish heartwood with insect repelling properties and used, e.g., for making chests

{n: sandalwood} close-grained fragrant yellowish heartwood of the true sandalwood; has insect repelling properties and is used for carving and cabinetwork

{n: sand} a loose material consisting of grains of rock or coral

{n: sapphirine} a rare light blue or green mineral; consists of aluminum and magnesium silicate and occurs as small grains in some metamorphic rocks

{n: scarlet oak, Quercus coccinea} medium-large deciduous tree with a thick trunk found in the eastern United States and southern Canada and having close-grained wood and deeply seven-lobed leaves turning scarlet in autumn

{n: scruple} a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains

{n: seed corn, seed grain} good quality seeds (as kernels of corn) that are reserved for planting

{n: seeder} a mechanical device that sows grass seed or grain evenly over the ground

{n: shallu, Sorghum vulgare rosburghii} sorghum having slender dry stalks and small hard grains; introduced into United States from India

{n: shock} a pile of sheaves of grain set on end in a field to dry; stalks of Indian corn set up in a field
"corn is bound in small sheaves and several sheaves are set up together in shocks"
"whole fields of wheat in shock"

{n: siltstone} a fine-grained sandstone of consolidated silt

{n: silver maple, Acer saccharinum} a common North American maple tree; five-lobed leaves are light green above and silvery white beneath; source of hard close-grained but brittle light-brown wood

{n: slate} a fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers

{n: snout beetle} small weevil having a prolonged snout; destructive to e.g. grains and nuts

{n: spout} an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain

{n: stover} the dried stalks and leaves of a field crop (especially corn) used as animal fodder after the grain has been harvested

{n: strawworm, jointworm} larva of chalcid flies injurious to the straw of wheat and other grains

{n: strickle} a tool used to level off grain or other granular material in a measure

{n: sugar maple, rock maple, Acer saccharum} maple of eastern and central North America having three-lobed to five-lobed leaves and hard close-grained wood much used for cabinet work especially the curly-grained form; sap is chief source of maple syrup and maple sugar; many subspecies

{n: talc, talcum} a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder

{n: thresher, thrasher, threshing machine} a farm machine for separating seeds or grain from the husks and straw

{n: threshing floor} a floor or ground area for threshing or treading out grain

{n: threshing} the separation of grain or seeds from the husks and straw
"they used to do the threshing by hand but now there are machines to do it"

{n: troy, troy weight} a system of weights used for precious metals and gemstones; based on a 12-ounce pound and an ounce of 480 grains

{n: vegetarian} eater of fruits and grains and nuts; someone who eats no meat or fish or (often) any animal products

{n: wheat berry} a grain of wheat

{n: wheat, wheat berry} grains of common wheat; sometimes cooked whole or cracked as cereal; usually ground into flour

{n: wheat} annual or biennial grass having erect flower spikes and light brown grains

{n: whiskey, whisky} a liquor made from fermented mash of grain

{n: wild rice, Indian rice} grains of aquatic grass of North America

{n: wild rice, Zizania aquatica} perennial aquatic grass of North America bearing grain used for food

{n: winnow, winnowing, sifting} the act of separating grain from chaff
"the winnowing was done by women"

{n: wood grain, woodgrain, woodiness} texture produced by the fibers in wood

{n: yew} wood of a yew; especially the durable fine-grained light brown or red wood of the English yew valued for cabinetwork and archery bows

{v: clean} remove shells or husks from
"clean grain before milling it"

{v: cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere} come or be in close contact with ; stick or hold together and resist separation
"The dress clings to her body"
"The label stuck to the box"
"The sushi rice grains cohere"

{v: cradle} cut grain with a cradle scythe

{v: cut} reap or harvest
"cut grain"

{v: develop, make grow} cause to grow and differentiate in ways conforming to its natural development
"The perfect climate here develops the grain"
"He developed a new kind of apple"

{v: flour} convert grain into flour

{v: garner} store grain

{v: grain} paint (a surface) to make it look like stone or wood

{v: granulate, grain} become granular

{v: granulate, grain} form into grains

{v: ingrain, grain} thoroughly work in
"His hands were grained with dirt"

{v: malt} convert grain into malt

{v: mill} grind with a mill
"mill grain"

{v: powderize, powderise, powder, pulverize, pulverise} make into a powder by breaking up or cause to become dust
"pulverize the grains"

{v: riddle, screen} separate with a riddle, as grain from chaff

{v: rip} cut (wood) along the grain

{v: saltate} geography: move by saltation
"The sand grains are saltated by the wind"

{v: scythe} cut with a scythe
"scythe grass or grain"

{v: shock} collect or gather into shocks
"shock grain"

{v: store, hive away, lay in, put in, salt away, stack away, stash away} keep or lay aside for future use
"store grain for the winter"
"The bear stores fat for the period of hibernation when he doesn't eat"


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